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All About Wildlife Series-Programs in Spanish

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Date: June 29, 2009
Contact: Kyle Patterson, 970-586-1363

In partnership with the Estes Park Public Library, Rocky Mountain National Park staff are giving wildlife programs in Spanish. All programs will be held at 2:00 p.m. at the Estes Park Public Library.

July Programs:
Estes Park
Public Library
2:00 p.m. on Saturday July 11, Sunday July 19 and Sunday July 26
Bighorn Basics- What is the difference between horns and antlers? Come learn the bighorn basics - how sheep can climb rocks, why they get stressed, how they survive on cold mountaintops and more. Join a Park Ranger from Rocky Mountain National Park to learn about Colorado’s state mammal and the symbol of Rocky Mountain National Park, the Bighorn Sheep. This 30-minute program will be given in Spanish.

August Programs:
Estes Park
Public Library
2:00 p.m. Saturday August 8, Sunday August 2 and Sunday August 16
Lions and Bears, Oh My!
 Worried about meeting a bear or a mountain lion when out in nature? Find out what to do.  Join a Park Ranger from Rocky Mountain National Park to discover how both these wild and magnificent animals survive.  This 30-minute program will be given in Spanish.

 

Did You Know?

a photo of Abner Sprague buying a pass to Rocky Mountain National Park

Homesteader and lodge keeper Abner Sprague was the first person to pay to enter Rocky Mountain National Park. His fee was $3.