Teaching Climate Change Conference June 14-15 at the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Screen Shot 2016-04-13 at 1.31.06 PMThe National Park Service and the Friends of the Florissant Fossil Beds, Inc. are hosting a 2-day climate change seminar based out of Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument June 14-15, 2016.  A world renowned fossil deposit, the Florissant Fossil Beds are 35 miles west of Colorado Springs. Featured speakers include Dr. Dena Smith and Dr. Cesar Nufio, who will present on Biological Climate Change topics. Dr. Dena Smith is Professor of Geological Sciences at CU Boulder and executive director of STEPPE (Sedimentary Geology, Time, Environment, Paleontology, Paleoclimatology, Energy).  Dr. Cesar Nufio is a Professional Research Associate and adjoint curator of entomology at the University of Colorado’s Museum of Natural History. The conference includes field studies, hands-on activities and an off-site field trip to the Florissant Fossil Quarry. This event fills fast so reserve your space today!

Registration Information:  
2-day Seminar: $100
Early Bird (First 10 Registrations): $75
For more information and registration contact: Sally McCracken at (719) 687-9204 or (719) 510-5518
Registration Closing Date: Tuesday, May 17th

Learn More About Climate will sponsor two FREE registration scholarships for educators to attend the Teaching Climate Change Conference. To apply for one of the Learn More About Climate scholarships, email Katya Hafich your name, school, grade level, and a 1-2 sentence statement about why you are interested by Friday, May 6. Awardees will be notified on or before May 9.

*Graduate credit is available through Adams State University or CE credit through Pikes Peak Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES).

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