Tag Archives: Dinosaur National Monument

Crews Battling Fire in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Fire crews at Dinosaur National Monument are fighting a lightning-caused fire in the Ecklund Draw area along Lodore Canyon. The fire was reported just before dark on Saturday, and has since grown to 400 acres. It is burning mostly Continue reading

Name Of Rafting Accident Victim Released

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe name of the 34-year old man from Denver who perished in a rafting accident on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument on Saturday has been released.  The body of Richard Francis Zinter was recovered by search and Continue reading

Searchers Recover Body of Missing Rafter

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe body of a missing rafter has been recovered by search and rescue staff from Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Parks and Wildlife near Triplet Falls on the Green River in Dinosaur National Monument. Continue reading

Dinosaur Crews Searching for Apparent Drowning Victim

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Search and Rescue staff from Dinosaur National Monument, Moffat County Sheriff’s Office and Colorado Parks and Wildlife responded to an apparent drowning that occurred at Triplet Falls along the Green River at around 3 Saturday Continue reading

Firefighters Monitoring Blackwall Fire

fire season smallFirefighters are still monitoring the Blackwall Fire near Meeker. The fire covers about one acre. The area received about 400 lightning strikes from Tuesday thunderstorms, forcing the monitoring crew to seek Continue reading

Dinosaur Offers Centennial Activities

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur National Monument is offering a variety of River & Recreation themed events in June as part of the Dinosaur Centennial. A series of hikes to Echo Park on June 17th, Harpers Corner on June 21st, Ruple Point on June 24th, Continue reading

BLM Seeking Public Comment on Proposed Trail Near Dinosaur

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management and Dinosaur National Monument are seeking public comments on an environmental assessment of the proposed 1.3-mile Bull Canyon Rim Trail. The proposed trail would originate in the Monument’s Plug Hat Butte Picnic area off of Harpers Corner Road and Continue reading

Extended Hours, New Programs at Dinosaur

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryThe month of May brings wildflowers, migrating birds, expanded hours, and special programs to Dinosaur National Monument.

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Antler Hunting Illegal in Dinosaur National Monument

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Gathering shed antlers is both a popular and lucrative activity for many people – with antlers used for everything from chandeliers, to knife handles, to dog chews. Dinosaur National Monument staff are reminding antler hunters that Continue reading

Dinosaur to Celebrate Parks Week

Dinosaur-National-Monument-Dinosaur National Monument joins parks, programs, and partners across the country to encourage everyone to find their park and share their stories online at FindYourPark.com. The National Park Service and the National Park Continue reading

BLM Amends Management Plan for White River Field Office

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management Friday released its Proposed Oil and Gas Amendment to the White River Field Office Resource Management Plan, which will help guide oil and gas development in northwestern Colorado’s Piceance Basin for the next 20 years. The Continue reading

Dinosaur Monument Looking for Celebration Ideas

Dinosaur National Monument QuarryDinosaur National Monument turns 100 years old on October 4th and is looking for a few more community partners to help spread the word and join the celebration. From April through October, a variety of special events and projects will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Dinosaur National Monument. Continue reading