Prescribed Burning in October
Fire crews plan to implement a prescribed burn on approximately 180 acres of monument land starting the week of October 13. This alert banner will be used to communicate whether or not burning is taking place on any given day. More »
Research at the monument
If you are interested in conducting scientific research at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument please submit an application for a permit through the National Park Service Research Permit and Reporting System.
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Did You Know?
Prodryas persephone was the first fossil butterfly found in North America. This specimen was discovered by the homesteader Charlotte Hill and is now housed at Harvard University. This image is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.To learn More...