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Dinosaur Journey Temporary Exhibit

May 17 - September 15
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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From the days of fossil hunting by horseback, to modern 3D laser scanning… discover the fossils that made the Grand Valley a hotspot for paleontology. Explore the fossil discoveries from the Grand Valley that pushed science forward and broke through barriers. From the discovery of Brachiosaurus in 1900, the largest dinosaur known at the time, to the first ankylosaur from the Jurassic Period, to the first evidence of dinosaur mating dances, Fantastic Fossils of the ... Read More

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Museum of the West Temporary Exhibit

June 14, 2019 - December 31, 2020
Museum of the West (Downtown GJ), 462 Ute Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States
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5:30 pm

Earth Science Lecture Series

August 15 @ 5:30 pm
Dinosaur Journey Museum, 550 Jurassic Court
Fruita, CO 81521 United States
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Come learn about the history behind the scenery of the Western Slope. We've partnered with scientists from across the region (and the country) to present information about the geology, geography, and paleontology of our spectacular landscapes. Learn about Ice Age animals, deep-time minerals, cannibal dinosaurs, and much more. Lectures will take place in the newly-upgraded Dinosaur Journey auditorium and are open to the public. Mapping the Geology of Delta County Join renowned geologist David Noe ... Read More

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6:00 pm

Oral History Program – August

August 15 @ 6:00 pm
Whitman Educational Center, 248 S. Fourth Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501 United States

Atomic Legacy Cabin - History of Uranium on the Colorado Plateau The Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management Grand Junction Office will present the history of uranium on the Colorado Plateau. This presentation will feature historical photos of western Colorado and its residents during World War II through the Cold War uranium boom. It will also cover the ongoing efforts to cleanup and address uranium legacy environmental issues in the area, including the recent ... Read More

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