Prescribed Burn Postponed
The prescribed burn on approximately 180 acres of monument land starting the week of October 13 has been postponed. If conditions and planning updates are met, the operation may still occur later the month or maybe spring. Check back for updates. More »
Songs for Junior Ranger Album
Take a musical journey to our national parks. "Songs for Junior Rangers" has 20 songs that will transport you to the middle of a redwood forest or to meet the famous Tuskegee Airmen of World War II.
Along this journey you will enjoy all kinds of music from hip hop to reggae to blues and even a sea shanty.
Park Rangers that Rock
Did you know that Park Rangers rock!!! There is even a national park area set aside just for music called New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park. The album was produced by the National Park Service and involved many musician rangers.
Who Helped Make the Album
Kids, celebrity musicians, and a lot of musicians from the New Orleans area helped make the album. The National Park Foundation, Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, and Colorado Outdoor Education Center helped fund the album. Eastern National is helping distribute the album.
Junior Ranger Music Tour
July 3, 4 10:30 Mount Rushmore, the Grandview Plaza
August 25 1:00 PM Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, amphitheater
Where Can I Find the Music:
Did You Know?
This new bird specimen is the sixth identifiable bird from the Florissant Formation. In addition to the six birds, there are only seven other bird fossils including feathers, impressions, or partial skeletons.