Rocky Mountain National Park superintendent retires after impressive career
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Rocky Mountain National Park superintendent retires after impressive career

ESTES PARK – After forty-two years of public service, Rocky Mountain National Park Superintendent Vaughn Baker quietly retired earlier this week and rode off into the proverbial sunset.  Baker had been Rocky’s Superintendent for thirteen years.  He plans to retire in Estes Park. During Baker’s 13 years at Rocky Mountain National Park, he lead park … Continue reading

Conservation Corps continue to help conserve, preserve natural resources in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Conservation Corps continue to help conserve, preserve natural resources in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – In 2015, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy Conservation Corps continued to help conserve and preserve Northern Colorado’s cultural and natural resources both in Rocky Mountain National Park and the surrounding National Forest by sending thirty-six youth divided into six crews into the field to work alongside the National Park Service and USDA Forest … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park’s centennial year programs continue in August

ESTES PARK – The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary continues in August.  Please see below for events taking place during the first two weeks in August. This is just a snapshot of all the numerous events.  Check the park website regularly, http://www.nps.gov/romo or follow us on social media @Rockynps for updates … Continue reading

Rocky Mountain Conservancy transfers Johnson Property to Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain Conservancy transfers Johnson Property to Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – Completing a land protection effort that began in 2012, the Rocky Mountain Conservancy (Rocky Mountain National Park’s nonprofit partner ) announced today that it has transferred the Johnson Property to Rocky Mountain National Park. In 2012, Rocky Mountain National Park identified the private inholding known as the Johnson Property as a high … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park’s centennial year programs continue

ESTES PARK – The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary continues with the following programs in the latter part of July.  This is just a snapshot of all the numerous events.  Check the park website regularly, http://www.nps.gov/romo or follow us on social media @Rockynps for updates on 100th Anniversary events and programs. … Continue reading

Centennial Science Behind The Scenery programs continue  July 9,  July 16 at Rocky Mountain National Park
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Centennial Science Behind The Scenery programs continue July 9, July 16 at Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – Numerous scientists will be presenting as part of the Centennial Science Behind The Scenery Programs at Rocky Mountain National Park.   This series of programs highlights scientific activity and learning in the park.  Each week a different scientist conducting research in the park will share their experiences and discoveries.  The programs will be … Continue reading

Old Fall River Road opens for season; Significant milestone for flood recovery in Rocky Mountain National Park
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Old Fall River Road opens for season; Significant milestone for flood recovery in Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK – On July 2 at 11:00 a.m., Senator Cory Gardner, Congressman Jared Polis and Federal Highways Administration Division Director Ric Suarez joined park superintendent Vaughn Baker to open Old Fall River Road for the season. In September of 2013, Rocky Mountain National Park received a record amount of rainfall.  Damage in the park … Continue reading

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Rocky Mountain National Park’s centennial year programs continue In July

ESTES PARK – The year-long celebration of Rocky Mountain National Park’s 100th Anniversary continues in July.  Please see below for events taking place during the first two weeks in July. This is just a snapshot of all the numerous events.  Check the park website regularly, http://www.nps.gov/romo or follow us on social media @Rockynps for updates … Continue reading

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Artist-in-Residence programs continue at Rocky Mountain National Park with percussionist Cory Hills

ESTES PARK – Storyteller, musician and performing artist Cory Hills of Thousand Oaks, California will continue to highlight this year’s Art in the Park Program at Rocky Mountain National Park with presentations held Wednesdays, July 1 and July 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Beaver Meadows Visitor Center. Cory Hills is an active percussionist in … Continue reading