The visit to the gorgeous Red Rocks Amphitheater and Dinosaur Ridge was led by geology professor Alan Lester and UCAR's Valerie Sloan. Alan is a passionate geologist and teacher who has received several university-wide teaching awards and is featured on various science and history shows. He and Val have both taught about the geological history of the Colorado area and were excited to share these special places with workshop attendees.
You can find interesting information about the geologic history of the area here. And check out some of these beautiful photos!
If you are interested in learning more, please contact Val Sloan.
This workshop was hosted by UCAR and was funded by the National Science Foundation's Geoscience Directorate.