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Saturday Evening Programs - November 28 and December 5 at Rocky Mountain National Park

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Date: November 23, 2009
Contact: Kyle Patterson, 970-586-1363

This fall and early winter, Rocky Mountain National Park will continue to celebrate our national parks, with Saturday evening programs at 7:00 pm in the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center Auditorium. All programs are free and open to the public.

Saturday, November 28, 7:00 p.m. - Cultures of the Southwest
The American Southwest is a land rich with cultural history. People have been living in this arid region for thousands of years. Discover two sites that tell their story, Chaco Culture National Historic Park and Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

Saturday, December 5, 7:00 p.m. - Our Dynamic Planet
Travel from a volcano cloaked in snow and ice to a tropical paradise that displays 70 million years of volcanism. Mount Rainier and Hawai'i Volcanoes National Parks will be highlighted as we explore the dynamic nature of our national parks.

Did You Know?

a photo of Elizabeth Burnell, the nation's first female nature guide

Rocky Mountain National Park licensed the nation’s first female nature guides in 1917. Sisters Ester and Elizabeth Burnell learned the naturalist trade from advocate and author Enos Mills.