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Artists Selected For 2013 Program At Rocky Mountain National Park

Six artists have been selected for the summer 2013 Artist-in-Residence Program at Rocky Mountain National Park. Artists will be provided with a creative, contemplative environment in which to generate artistic works and share their works with the public. Artistic diversity, new ideas and creative uses of media were encouraged in the application process. The artists selected along with their art medium are: ...

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Seminar On Native Plants In RMNP

As you pass through Rocky Mountain National Park, have you ever wondered what it takes to maintain and manage the grasses and other plants you see? Join key members of RMNP’s Vegetation Management program on June 12 for a half-day Rocky Mountain Nature Association seminar on native plants. Focus will be placed upon characteristics and habitats of several native plant species specific to this geographical re ...

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Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day, Sat., June 8th

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD) on Saturday, June 8 with two great events. In the morning, go on a bird walk in Rocky Mountain National Park! Join us for an opportunity to learn more about migratory birds while exploring the park with experienced bird watchers. The event will be at 8:00 a.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. After a short introduction, visitors and bird walk leaders wi ...

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Celebrate Spring With Saturday Evening Programs At RMNP

What’s up with these forests? Mountain pine beetle impacts in Rocky Mountain National Park On Saturday, June 1 at 7:00 p.m. learn the latest about the mountain pine beetle and their impacts on our forests. The recent mountain pine beetle outbreak has left a vast number of dead trees in its wake. From a distance it can appear as though entire forests are dying, but research suggests that many trees and seedl ...

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Clearing Snow Off Trail Ridge Road

This is what snow plow operators in Rocky Mountain National Park were faced with this week, icy, snow drifted roads. Crews have been hard at work trying to get Trail Ridge Road open for the season by this Friday, May 24 and weather permitting, the park is hoping to have the road open by then. Rocky Mountain National Park has the highest paved roads in any National Park in the United States. Trail Ridge Road ...

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Celebrate Spring With Saturday Evening Programs At Rocky Mountain National Park

Bear Necessities: Black Bears in Rocky Mountain National Park On Saturday, May 25 at 7:00 p.m. join park ranger Sue Langdon to explore Rocky’s black bears and their lifestyles. Rocky has a relatively small population of black bears compared to many other national parks. Yet, these forest roaming bears still make an impression to visitors in the most surprising places throughout the park! Bears can completel ...

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Estes Park Lions Club Donate To RMNP

In May the Estes Park Lions Club donated $1,500 to the Rocky Mountain National Park. This is an annual donation in memory of Estes Park Lion Bob Bastilla. This donation is used to provide transportation for the students of the Estes Park School to the National Park for educational programs. Pictured are members of the Lions Club, Rocky Mountain Staff and the 4th grade students from the Estes Park school. ...

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Work On Roaring River Bridge Will Close Automobile Access To Endovalley Road In May

On Tuesday, May 7, work is scheduled to begin on the surface of the Roaring River Bridge near the Alluvial Fan in Rocky Mountain National Park. This work will take place from Tuesday through Thursday for three weeks, weather permitting. It will be completed by Thursday, May 23. Access will be allowed to the east Alluvial Fan parking lot but the road will be closed beyond that point Tuesdays, Wednesdays and ...

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