Calendar of Events 2013
FRIENDS OF DINOSAUR RIDGE EVENTS
December 14, 2013 (Saturday), DDD-Walking with Dinosaurs. In recognition of the premier of “Walking with Dinosaurs,” a 20th Century Fox production, guides will be stationed at the main sites on the trail. 10am-1pm.
March 19, 2014 (Wednesday). Volunteer Appreciation Dinner and Annual Meeting. Dinner followed by election of officers and board members followed by an awards ceremony for outstanding volunteers. 6pm-8:30 pm (temtative). Location TBA.
May 10, 2014 (Saturday), DDD-Boy Scout Day (for Cubs and Webelos also). Scouts can earn the Geology Merit Badge, the geology academic pin or the geology belt loop. Scouts must register. Public is welcome. 10am-3pm.
June 7, 2014 (Saturday), Triceratops Trail Day. As part of National Trails Day guides will be stationed at stops on the Triceratops Trail from 10am-2pm.
June 14, 2014 (Saturday) DDD-National Get Outdoors Day. Geocaching will be featured along with nature exhibits from local parks. 10am-2pm.
August 9, 2014 (Saturday) DDD-Reptile and Birds Day. Live reptiles and birds will be featured at the Visitor Center with expert guides stationed on the Dinosaur Ridge trail. 10am-2pm.
September 20, 2104 (Saturday, note 3rd Saturday). DDD- Geohazards. Geologsts and geophysicists will explain geological hazards. Expert guests will present various aspects of preparedness as part of FEMA’s National Prepardness Month. 10am-2pm.October 11, 2014 (Saturday). DDD-National Fossil Day together with Earth Science Week, International Astronomy Day and International Archaeology Day. Experts will present booths in geology, paleontology, astronomy and archaeology. Guides will be stationed along the Dinosaur Ridge Trail. Girl Scouts can earn patches and the public is invited. 10am-3pm (tentative).