• Massive petrified redwood stumps

    Florissant Fossil Beds

    National Monument Colorado

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The Friends of Florissant Fossil Beds supports many of the park's programs and projects through financial donations. They also help with some staffing, since 1997 they have generously sponsored 30 GeoCorps interns in the park.

Their primary mission is to raise funds and provide assistance to projects that preserve the fossils of Florissant, as well as to organize and promote programs and activities that support the Monument's educational, conservation, and scientific research objectives.

The Friends of Florissant Fossil Beds welcome and greatly appreciate donations, which can be made by mail to the address below or in person when visiting the Monument. T-shirts, mugs, and other items are available at the visitor center for donations of various amounts. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Please make your check payable to:

Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc.
P.O. Box 851Florissant, CO 80816

To learn more about our Friends group please visit their website at www.fossilbeds.org.

Did You Know?

An elk herd in Florissant Fossil Beds NM

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument provides excellent habitat for a variety of mammals including bears, mountain lions, porcupines, ground squirrels, and a small herd of elk.