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 »
Support Your Park
There are many ways you can support Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument...
Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc.
In 1987, the Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc. was organized by a group of dedicated individuals interested in assisting the National Park Service in its mission to preserve and protect our national treasures. As a non-profit organization, the Friend's mission is to secure resources to help preserve the fossils and promote programs activities that enhance the Monument's educational, research, and scientific objectives.
To learn more about our Friends group please visit their website at www.fossilbeds.org.
Rocky Mountain Conservancy
RMC sells items to support the interpretive and educational programs of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. There is a wide selection of natural and local history books, children's nature books, as well as maps, nature videos, audio CDs and games. Membership in the RMC offers the benefit of discounts at the bookstore, as well as those at Rocky Mountain National Park and other sites.
Members of the RMNA receive a 15% discount on publications, discounts on seminars at Rocky Mountain National Park, complimentary copies of the RMNA newspaper, and the RMNA quarterly newsletter.
For more information please visit the RMNA website at www.rmna.org
Did You Know?
The world's only known petrified trio of redwood trees is found at Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.