America the Beautiful – Senior Pass Rate Increased

On August 28, 2017, the price of the America the BeautifulThe National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass will increase for the first time since 1994. The additional revenue will be used to enhance the visitor experience in parks.

Quick FAQs

  • Q: Why is the price of the Senior Pass increasing?
  • A: The price of the America the Beautiful – The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior Pass is increasing as result of the Centennial Legislation P.L. 114-289 passed by the US Congress on December 16, 2016.
  • Q: When was the last time the price increased for the Senior Pass?
  • A: The Senior Pass has been $10 since 1994.
  • Q: How much is it increasing?
  • A: The lifetime Senior Pass will increase from $10 to $80.

Learn more about the changes here, what they mean for you, and how the additional funds will be used.

Annual Mushroom Fair

The Colorado Mycological Society invites you to its 40th Annual Celebration of Wild Mushrooms!

    • When: Sunday August 20, 2017 11:00 – 5 pm.
    • Where: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York St Denver CO
    • What:
      • Local wild mushrooms on display
      • Bring mushrooms – we’ll identify them
      • Mushroom books and T-shirts for sale
      • Educational exhibits and presentations

The art and science of fungi will be on display. Mushrooms collected from our Rocky Mountain region will be identified, cataloged and presented in displays for everyone to enjoy and learn. Member crafts all incorporating fungi and ranging from papermaking to photography will be on display. Kids can experience fungi face painting and chalk drawing with member and guest artists. The process of fungi cultivation will be demonstrated.

We will post more details about this years event as we get closer to the the date. Please check back with us.