Fall Patio Talks

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Join us this fall as we highlight the different types of work done at Bandelier National Monument! From bird banding to plant surveys to preserving the buildings, it takes many different jobs to manage a place like Bandelier. Don't miss your chance to learn something new as members of teams across the park share more about what they do and what they're researching.






Tuesday, September 27th

10:30 AM: The History of Preservation - Join James from Historic Preservation on a walk into Tyuonyi Pueblo as he talks about the history of preservation and preserving Bandelier.

1:30 PM: Tough People, Tuff Place - Interpretive Ranger Jeff will discuss human history and life in the canyon from Ancestral Puebloans who inhabited the area for over 400 years, to Mrs. Frey who called the canyon home for five decades.

Thursday, September 29

10:30 AM: Bird Talk and Walk – Join our lead bird banders for a walk as they discuss the bird populations in Bandelier and the park's decades-long bird banding program.

1:30 PM: Pueblo Movement and Migration – Join Jamie, our Resource Program Manager, while she discusses movement patterns of Ancestral Puebloans, answering the question, “Where did they go?”

Tuesday, October 4

10:30 AM: Pueblo Perspective - Join Myron, our lead preservationist as he chats about his long history with preservation.

1:30 PM: How Mountain Lions Feed the Jemez - Lawton, one of our Natural Resources interns, has been delving deep into studies on mountain lions in the region. Join him for a discussion on how these large cats provide essential nutrients for surrounding forests.

Thursday, October 6

10:30 AM: Bird Talk and Walk – Join our lead bird banders for a walk as they discuss the bird populations in Bandelier and the park's decades-long bird banding program.

1:30 PM: Sort Animals to their Ecosystems- Join Natural Resources intern Taylor as she leads an activity to help identify ecotones and animals that live in Bandelier.

Tuesday, October 11

10:30 AM: Hands on Preservation Demonstration - Join Myron, James, and Earle from preservation and get your hands dirty while you learn what goes into historic preservation.

1:30 PM: Basics in The Backcountry - Join Wilderness Ranger Mark as he discusses the dos and don’ts of being in Bandelier’s backcountry. What to pack and where to go are always good to know!

Thursday, October 13

10:30 AM: Native vs. Non-Native Fish In New Mexico – Join Natural Resources intern Erwin as he discusses the fish population changes in New Mexico and Bandelier. What will you find in the next stream?

1:30 PM: Chat with the Superintendent – Join Superintendent Patrick and chat about what it takes to run a park and what goes on behind the scenes here in Bandelier. Bring questions and comments, as he’ll be available for feedback in real time!

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Bandelier National Monument
15 Entrance RD

Los Alamos , NM 87544

Phone:

505 672-3861 x0

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