Artist Jan Vriesen's depiction of Castle Rock rainforest.
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Image used by permission of DMNS.)

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  • Additional info on Denver Basin, paleobotany.
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  • This site is entirely a volunteer effort.  If you find it interesting or informative please let me know.  It gives me the energy to continue and the feedback may help in future grant applications by the museum.
  • Feedback from Readers (11/02/02)

  • Comments received regarding the Castle Rock site and
  • Recommended Reading

  • Further reading on paleobotany and fossil rainforests.
  • Overview

  • Facts about the rainforest site.
  • Image Gallery  (10/25/03)

  • See images of the fossils found and of the quarries!

  • NBC's Today Show Special (10/04/02)

  • Our rainforest is in the news!  Show to cover DMNS Paleontology Certification Program, paleo volunteers and footage from the digs sites of Castle Rock and Bones Galore.
Disclaimer: This site is owned and operated by a volunteer in paleontology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (DMNS) who is part on the Castle Rock rainforest team. The purpose of the site is to provide interesting and educational information to the public and other researchers on the project's progress and discoveries made.  The volunteer is working closely with DMNS staff to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information contained within, but this site is not part of DMNS and does not necessarily represent the views or opinions of DMNS.