Adam Yoder, right, waits patiently while the instructor from Wildlife Encounters explains to elementary students about the snake. The students had an assembly last Friday morning as a reward for being “respectful, responsible and ready”. The students were able to see a tarantula, a skink, a snake, a sugar glider, a black frog and a red kangaroo.
Mesa verde visitor center opening after more than a decade of fundraising, lobbying, etc. Offical grand opening is May 23 - we give folks a behind-the-scenes look before the festivities.Our appointment is 1 p.m.