The Fight to Establish Florissant Fossil Beds Relived

On Sunday, April 14, 2013, you are invited to join Dr. Herb Meyer as he talks about his new book “Saved in Time: The Fight to Establish Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument” during a presentation at the Florissant Public Library at 2 p.m. The newly released book by Estella Leopold and Herbert Meyer, detailing the story of these unsung heroes of the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument. It also exposes the villains as the story unfolds with all of its many twists, turns and insults. Herb Meyer also recounts the exciting fossil discoveries by early paleontologists, homesteaders, and landowners, along with some of the stories behind the national monument. This program is presented as a public service by the Pikes Peak Historical Society together with the Friends of Florissant Fossil Beds. Admission is free but seating is limited. Refreshments will be served, and a book signing will follow. For more information, call 719-748-3562.