Wildflowers on the Mesa

Museum of the West (Downtown GJ) 462 Ute Ave., Grand Junction, CO

Join Museums of Western Colorado on a guided walk of some of Colorado high country’s most beautiful wildflower site. Have you ever wondered what the flowers that make up the sea of color on the Grand Mesa are? Escape the valley's heat and travel to the Grand Mesa to have a picnic lunch and explore wildflower sites right here in ...

Half Day: July 9th, 2022

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO

Difficulty: No hiking is required on this expedition, but participants should expect to be outside, in the heat and bugs, working on open, rocky ground. We will provide some shade tarps. Description: Great for beginners of ages 5 and older, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make ...

Half Day: July 11th, 2022

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO

Difficulty: No hiking is required on this expedition, but participants should expect to be outside, in the heat and bugs, working on open, rocky ground. We will provide some shade tarps. Description: Great for beginners of ages 5 and older, the Mygatt-Moore half day expeditions offer paleontology field work in the cool of a summer morning. Our paleontologists will make ...

Full Day: July 13th, 2022

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO

Difficulty: No hiking is required on this expedition, but participants should expect to be outside all day, in the heat and bugs, working on open, rocky ground. We will provide some shade tarps. Description: The Mygatt-Moore expeditions offer an introduction to paleontology field work. Get a little dirty digging for Jurassic dinosaurs. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all ...

Paleo Lab Day: July 14th, 2022

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO

Difficulty: Easy. No hiking or work outdoors, but participants should expect to spend the day sitting and performing small, repetitive tasks on delicate projects. Description: Learn how to repair and clean fossils in the paleo lab. Participants will spend a full day in the Dinosaur Journey Fossil Preparation Lab learning different techniques used to clean and repair fossil bone, from ...

Full Day: July 15th, 2022

462 Ute Ave, Grand Junction, CO

Difficulty: No hiking is required on this expedition, but participants should expect to be outside all day, in the heat and bugs, working on open, rocky ground. We will provide some shade tarps. Description: The Mygatt-Moore expeditions offer an introduction to paleontology field work. Get a little dirty digging for Jurassic dinosaurs. Our paleontologists will make sure you have all ...

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The Museums of Western Colorado inspires and connects our community by championing the scientific and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau.

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