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Saturday Evening Programs at Beaver Meadows Visitor Center

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Date: November 4, 2009
Contact: Kyle Patterson, 970-586-1363

This fall and early winter, Rocky Mountain National Park will continue to celebrate "America’s Best Idea," 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 7, 7:00 p.m. - This is America
This Is America is a 45-minute film produced as part of Ken Burns' National Parks project. Meet the fascinating people that helped to establish some of our nation’s most special places and discover how the national park idea has evolved through the years. This film is only available for viewing at special events and will not be broadcasted on air or online.

Saturday, November 14, 7:00 p.m. - The National Park Idea Abroad – Poland’s Tatra National Park
Tatra National Park is a "sister park" to Rocky Mountain National Park, sharing similar mountainous terrain, plant and animal species, and management issues. As part of the formal sister park agreement, three staff members from Rocky traveled to Tatra for a month long staff exchange this fall. Come hear what they learned from their fellow park rangers in Poland and discover why Tatra is so beloved by the Polish people.

Did You Know?

a photo of folks throwing snowballs in front of the snow-covered Alpine Visitor Center

The coldest temperature inside the Alpine Visitor Center during the winter is rarely below 20 degrees. The snow insulates the building when it is closed for the winter.