Two xeriscape gardens in Colorado Springs show off the possibilities of gardening with little to no added water.
Cañon City is a small city on the Arkansas River that’s best known as the home of state and federal prisons, including Colorado’s death chamber.
The Flying W Ranch was destroyed by the Waldo Canyon wildfire on June 26, 2012, but the owners plan to rebuild it.
The Theiophytalia was named after the Garden of the Gods, where the dinosaur skull was first discovered in 1878. Confirmation of the find, however, did not come until 2006.
The Haplocanthosaurus was first discovered in Garden Park near Cañon City by paleontologists J.B. Hatcher and W. Utterback from Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Natural History in 1901.
The bones of the Ceratosaurus, a meat-eating predator from the Jurassic period, were first found in Garden Park near Cañon City.
The first skeleton of the gigantic, plant-eating Diplodocus was found in Garden Park near Cañon City in 1877 by S.W. Williston, a field worker for paleontologist Othniel Marsh.
Bones of the Epanterias, a ferocious meat-eating dinosaur, were first discovered at Garden Park near Cañon City in 1877.
There are two Colorado origins for the Allosaurus – part of a tail vertebrae found by local residents near Granby and set of bones collected from Garden Park north of Cañon City.
Vertebrae from the Camarasaurus, a gigantic, plant-eating dinosaur, were found in 1877 by Fremont County Schools Superintendent O.W. Lucas in Garden Park six miles north of Cañon City.