Larry Bennett Hosts Colorado National Monument Calendar Photographers at First Friday Event

Posted by  admincnma December 15th, 2014

On Friday, December 5, 2014, Larry Bennett opened his Aspen Photo Art Gallery as usual for a First Friday downtown Grand Junction reception – this one featuring photographers and photography of Colorado National Monument.  Colorado National Monument Association Executive Director Marilee Langfitt was on hand with the 2015 Colorado National Monument Association Calendar which features […]

2015 Calendars make the perfect gift

Posted by  admincnma November 23rd, 2014

Give the perfect gift!  Ship the perfect gift! Support the educational programs and research at Colorado National Monument through your purchases from Colorado National Monument Association at the visitor center bookstore or online at rimrockshop.com.   You may also purchase 2015 Colorado National Monument calendars at several local businesses. Alida’s Fruits CMU Bookstore Enstrom Candies […]

Fall is a great season for desert bighorn

Posted by  admincnma November 3rd, 2014

It has been a wonderful season for Desert Bighorn Sheep sightings here at Colorado National Monument. Mixed herds and groups of half-grown lambs graze calmly in the environs of Fruita Canyon, preferring Balanced Rock and Dead Man’s Curve for choice vegetation. Seldom seen are the bachelor bands that gather through the winter and frequent No […]

Goodbye to seasonal staff, Hello to 2015 Calendar

Posted by  admincnma October 10th, 2014

It’s October. The changing colors of the leaves on the cottonwood trees in No Thoroughfare Canyon and the golden stems of rabbit brush remind us the busy summer season is waning. Although tour buses of international visitors or U.S. citizens and school buses transporting area students daily continue to wend their way to the visitor […]

Fall 2014 Hikes

Posted by  admincnma September 22nd, 2014

Colorado National Monument in partnership with   Colorado National Monument Association presents Fall 2014 Hikes  Hike through Time in Upper Monument Canyon, Saturday, October 4 and Wednesday, October 8, 9:00 AM.Hike through 1.8 billion years of the Earth’s history along Monument Canyon trail with geologist Don Regan. We will discuss key geologic concepts that make […]