Get a sneak peek of the park's upcoming 2015 centennial with Rocky Mountain National Park: The First 100 Years by award-winning author Mary Taylor Young. Ms. Young will be speaking at 8:30 p.m., Monday, August 11th, in the Moraine Park Campground Amphitheater.
Award-winning writer and naturalist Mary Taylor Young has been writing about the landscape and heritage of Colorado and the American West for more than 25 years. Mary's 15 books include Land of Grass and Sky: A Naturalist's Prairie Journey and The Colorado Wildlife Viewing Guide. Many readers know her "Words On Birds" column, which ran in the Rocky Mountain News for 16 years. Her most recent book, Rocky Mountain National Park: The First 100 Years, highlights the park's centennial history.