• Photo of the continental divide blanketed in snow. NPS Photo by VIP Schonlau

    Rocky Mountain

    National Park Colorado

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Saturday Evening Programs for June, 2009

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Date: June 2, 2009
Contact: Kyle Patterson, 970-586-1363

Saturday, June 6, 7:00 p.m.
The Pika, Heir of the Ice Age Rocky Mountain National Park’s severe alpine tundra is home to the Pika, a small ultra-cute hare and leftover from the Ice Age. Specifically adapted to the frigid alpine environment, the Pika’s habitat could be impacted by climate change. Join park ranger Dar Spearing to discover more about the curious life of the Pika.

Saturday, June 13, 7:00 p.m.
The Wild Bunch Squirrels may be cute, but they are also an important link to the park’s other wildlife. Many large animals’ survival depends on the smallest wildlife in Rocky Mountain National Park. Join park ranger Sue Spearing to meet Rocky’s little wildlife and find out how they contribute to the park. These evening programs will be held at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center in Rocky Mountain National Park. They are free and open to the public. For more information about Rocky Mountain National Park, please call the park’s information office at (970) 586-1206.

Did You Know?

a photo of a coyote

Kawuneeche Valley is on the west side of the Continental Divide and channels water into the Colorado River. Kawuneeche means Coyote in Arapaho.