Celebrating the Monument’s centennial

The Daily Sentinel is publishing a weekly series of columns about Colorado National Monument, in honor of the park’s centennial anniversary on May 24.

Click the links below to read previously published columns:

Park ranger Hank Schoch was jack-of-all-trades for 17 years

Civilian Conservation Corps: blood, sweat and teamwork

The monument at 100: What to call a monolith (besides big)

Lizards are cool, even when it’s 90 degrees out

Monument visitors indebted to Otto

Tree researchers discover that old age is relative

Hikers and joggers aren’t the only ones rattling around the monument

Annoying bugs just doing what comes gnat-urally

Trails can lead to introspection, inner peace

Desert bighorn thrive atop precipitous cliffs

Artifacts offer intriguing clues to human activities

Civilian Conservation Corps left twisting blacktop legacy

Info from a ranger’s notebook

New displays highlight park’s science, history

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