This will be a wonderful opportunity for families to explore the many facets of Colorado wildlife through hands-on activities, storytelling, special tours, and demonstrations throughout the Museum. The Museum has released the preliminary schedule of activities.
Mini Tour - Wildlife of Colorado - 1:30pm in the Biology Hall
Wildlife Watch - Bringing Birds to your Backyard - 2:00pm Biology Hall
Caricatures by Ken Crouse - 2:00pm to 4:00pm in the Dino Hall
Mini Tour - Object Conversations - 2:30pm in the Changing Gallery
Mini Tour - Early Peoples of Colorado - 3:00pm in the Anthropology Hall
Wildlife Watch - Bringing Birds to your Backyard - 3:30pm in the Biology Hall
Mini Tour - Fossils in our Backyard - 2:30pm in the Dino Hall
On-Going Educational and Fun Activities throughout the Museum:
Biology Hall - City of Boulder Mountain Parks and Open Space, Colorado Division of Wildlife, The Denver Zoo, Plaster animal tracking, and Nature drawing and art activities.
Dino Hall - Fossil excavation, Caricatures by Ken Crouse, and Balloon animals.
Anthropology Hall - Excavation discovery, Navajo weaving, Petroglyph art, Ancient tools demo.
Object Conversations (Changing Gallery) - Boulder County Parks and Open Space, The Denver Botanical Gardens, Plant pressing, and Insect exploration.
Special thanks to the CU Boulder Outreach Committee for financial support and to our friends and partners: Boulder County Parks and Open Space, Boulder Mountain Parks and Open Space, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, the Denver Zoo, the Denver Botanical Gardens, and the City of Boulder/WASH Project
The CU Museum's Family Day - Boulder's Backyard - The Wildlife of Colorado will take place on Saturday, April 2, 2005 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm in the Henderson Building on the University of Colorado - Boulder campus (directions and parking information
This schedule is subject to change.
Contact the Museum's Education Office for more information about this event at (303)492-4843 or (303)492-4843.