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Monday, September 1, 2014

‘County/State/Federal’ Archives

Fort Collins Employers’ Roundtable

The Larimer County Workforce Center and the Larimer County Enterprise Zone invite you to attend the next FORT COLLINS Employers’ Roundtable, Thursday morning, May 19, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM, at the Fort Collins Hilton – 425 West Prospect Road.  (Free parking is available on all sides of the hotel.  Additional parking is available on the first floor of the CSU Lake Street Garage on the northeast corner of Prospect Road and Centre Avenue at a cost of $1.00 per hour.) This month’s ... Full Story

Bring the Kids to Carter Lake to Learn to Sail!

More boats! More kids! More fun!   This summer the Carter Lake Sailing Club, a long term partner with the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, will again provide three fun-filled weekends for 10-to-16-year-olds to sail on beautiful Carter Lake. Whether first time sailors or more advanced, they’ll have a blast sailing in “Sunfish” sailboats while working on improving skills. The goal of the Sailing Club is not only to introduce kids to a wonderful sport, but to ... Full Story

New Larimer County Recreation Map Available Everywhere

Recreating at your local parks and open spaces just got easier. The new Larimer County Department of Natural Resources Recreation Map is available. The Recreation Map includes all the Larimer County-managed recreation trails, camping areas, swimming areas, climbing spots, and other recreation opportunities. “The map was intended to be an all-encompassing recreation planning tool,”said Jeffrey Boring, Larimer County Resource Specialist and Map Project Manager. “We’ve got ... Full Story

Larimer County May hikes and programs

Guided Hikes and Programs Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 a.m. “Hummers – the birds that is, not the cars!” Did you know that hummingbirds migrate hundreds of miles each year? Or how to tell the Ruby throats apart from the Rufous varities?  Learn the answers to these questions and more with Naturalist Bob at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, located just west of Fort Collins off County Rd 28E, with a program dedicated to the smallest of the woodland birds – the Hummingbird. Approximately 2 ... Full Story

Larimer County Wood Collection Yards Opening Dates

  Larimer County, Colorado - The Larimer County Woody Biomass Collection/Sort Yards are set to open. Larimer County Forester Dave Lentz says the sites are meant to assist the public, “The sort yards began in 2008 to assist the public in removing downed timber from their forest health projects such as fire mitigation and pine beetle tree removal.” A partner of Peak to Peak Wood, Larimer County operates two sites: The Red Feather Lakes site is located along the Creedmore Lakes ... Full Story

River Bluffs Open Space and Poudre River Trail

Saturday, April 16, 2011 Bring your bike and help Larimer County’s Department of Natural Resources dedicate the newest section of the Poudre River Trail and celebrate the grand opening of River Bluffs Open Space, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Saturday, April 6, 2011! Visitors are encouraged to attend the ceremony and subsequent events throughout the day at this new open space, located near Windsor just north of Hwy. 392 on C.R. 32E. April 16, 2011 Activity booths open 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 ... Full Story

Evacuation Area Open to Residents at 10:00 a.m.

Date:        April 6, 2011 Residents that left their homes last night as part of the precautionary evacuation will be allowed to return to their homes this morning at 10:00 a.m.  Deputies will reopen the roads to residents only beginning at 10:00 a.m.  The current roadblocks will continue to operate for the foreseeable future. Residents are asked to exercise caution when returning home and drive carefully.  There is an increased number of emergency vehicles on the roads and ... Full Story

Precautionary Evacuation Recommended north and south

Date:   April 5, 2011 At approximately 6:25 p.m. this evening, the Larimer County Sheriff's Office issued a telephone notification to residents along Moondance Way, Red Tail Ridge Way and Stringtown Gulch Road to evacuate the area.   In addition, residents along Lightning Ridge Way, Ohana Way, Deer Path St. and the lower portion of Wildsong Rd. have been contacted to evacuate. These evacuations are precautionary due to increased fire activity in the area. Residents may contact a ... Full Story

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions

Larimer County Adopts Fire Restrictions on Open Fires Larimer County, Colorado – The Board of Larimer County Commissioners today adopted fire restrictions on Open Fires and Fireworks beginning immediately and continuing through May 5, 2011.  Today’s restrictions are based on a recommendation from Larimer County Sheriff Justin Smith who says it is unusual to put these restrictions in place this early in the year,  “We are waiting for moisture and for spring greening to occur. ... Full Story

Larimer County Weed Control & Forestry Customer

The Larimer County Weed Control District and the Larimer County Forestry Program located at 2649 East Mulberry, # 6, at the southwest corner of Summitview and Mulberry, in Fort Collins, have begun summer hours as of April.  The office will be open 8:00 – 4:30, Monday – Friday.   Call ahead to be sure appropriate personnel will be present, or to schedule a time outside of the posted hours. Services include recommendations on weed management and range and pasture restoration, herbicide ... Full Story

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