Events Calendar for the Roaring Fork Campus

Aug
6
Wed
“How to Get a Date (on a fossil)” with Sandy Jackson @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Aug 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
"How to Get a Date (on a fossil)" with Sandy Jackson @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall | Snowmass Village | Colorado | United States

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6:00 p.m.

“How to Get a Date” with Sandy Jackson

CMC Adjunct Faculty Member Sandy Jackson will discuss the dating techniques used to determine the ages of fossil remains from the Ziegler Reservoir site.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Aug
13
Wed
“Bringing Back Ice Age Beasts” with Tom Cardomone @ Ice Age Discovery Center at the Snowmass Village Mall
Aug 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

depiction of an extinct wooly mammothIn October 2010 excavators working at the Ziegler Reservoir in Snowmass Village made an astonishing discovery. The site was the final resting place of 41 different kinds of Ice Age animals including mammoths, mastodons, giant bison and more. It is one of the most significant discoveries in North America. Bring the kids and learn more about the discovery!

Please join us for the Summer 2014 Speaker Series:

Wednesday, Aug. 13, 6:00 p.m.

“Bringing Back Ice Age Beasts: Can We Really Clone a Mastodon?” with Tom Cardomone

Serious scientists in North America, Korea and Siberia have sequenced the DNA of Wooly Mammoths and some are restoring the grassy mammoth steppe ecosystems once widespread during the Ice Age. After all, once cloned, they’ll need a place to live. Could Colorado’s wildlife once again include mammoths, mastodons, giant-horned bison, huge short-face bear and other magnificent mammals that actually roamed the mountains and plains quite recently? The critical steps from cloning, to de-extinction, to re-wilding are challenging, and our discussion will be enlightening.

The Ice Age Discovery Center is located on the Snowmass Village Mall. Parking is provided in lots 4, 5, 8 and 9.

These events are free and open to the public.

Aug
14
Thu
New Teachers Wanted @ CMC in Glenwood Springs
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

text in box that says New Teachers WantedAre you interested in sharing your skills and experience? Colorado Mountain College is looking for new teachers to offer new classes in Continuing Education. Join us for an open house on Aug. 14 from 5-6:30pm where you can learn more about continuing education classes, meet others who teach classes and pitch your idea for a class. If you can’t make it but are interested in learning more, please contact our Continuing Education Director Jim Green at 970-947-8477 or jfgreen@coloradomtn.edu.