Fireside Chats – Distinguished Lecture Series
Fireside Chats are a fall through spring series of lectures. Typically, the lectures are presented in the Chevron Classroom at the Dinosaur Ridge Visitor Center at 7:00 PM on the last Wednesday of the month, in September, October, January, February, March, and April. However, the time and place are subject to change. Please check here to confirm upcoming lecture information, and check the Calendar of Events for the other scheduled lectures.
Fireside Chats are geared for adult audiences, although motivated middle and high school students sometimes attend. They cover a variety of topics in earth science such as dinosaurs, fossils, local geology, the Cretaceous Period and the Jurassic Period is presented. Past speakers include Dr. Martin Lockley, world expert on dinosaur tracks, and Dr. Vince Matthews, state geologist of Colorado.
Upcoming Fireside Chat Information