• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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Professional Development

Graduate credit through Adam's State College or recertification credits through BOCES are available to teachers through the Summer Seminar Series.

The Summer Seminars Series are one-day workshops that take place on weekends throughout the summer. They are sponsored by the Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc.

To learn about the classes and find out how to sign up, download the Seminar Brochure

Did You Know?

FLFO_bowfin fish

Fish are the most abundant vertebrates at the Florissant fossil beds, and the bowfin is the most primitive fish found here. The modern bowfin is considered a “living fossil” and is found in freshwater bodies of eastern North America.This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved. To learn More...