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Friday, June 24, 2016

‘Variety’ Archives

Call to Artists for Berthoud Art in the Garden

Call to Artists for Berthoud Art in the Garden

Berthoud Area Humanities Alliance (BAHA) and Citizens First (CF) are sending out a call to all Berthoud Area artists for the first Art in the Garden event to be held on Saturday, June 26 from 4:00 to 8:00 p. m. in the beautiful garden of the historic Waggener home, 980 Mountain Avenue, in Berthoud. Art in the Garden will provide a showcase for painters, photographers, sculptors and potters featuring Berthoud area artists. There is no entry fee, ten percent of the artists’ total sales from the ... Full Story

Summer Hosts Needed at Two Visitor Centers

Summer Hosts Needed at Two Visitor Centers

Fort Collins, Colo. (April 20, 2010) – The U. S. Forest Service Canyon Lakes Ranger District is looking for summer hosts to greet visitors at the historic Arrowhead Lodge Visitor Center located in the Poudre Canyon and the Stub Creek Visitor Center located in the Laramie River Valley. Arrowhead was formerly a summer resort, dating from the 1930s, and includes interpretive cabins. It is a very popular stop in the canyon, 35 miles west of Fort Collins, with approximately 8,000 visitors stopping ... Full Story

Ptarmigan String Quartet at Methodist Church

The Ptarmigan String Quartet will be performing at the Berthoud United Methodist Church on Sunday, April 25 at 3 p.m. This is a free concert with donations being accepted for the church building fund.

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no

If nothing ever changed, there’d be no butterflies

The Colorado Natural Heritage Program and Larimer County Department of Natural Resources need your help to catch butterflies! Volunteers must be willing to hike on uneven terrain, identify and catch specific butterflies, and deliver them to the Natural Resources office. This rare opportunity is taking place in order to observe the Hop-feeding Azure, Ottoe Skipper, Mottled Dusky Wing, Simius Roadside Skipper, and Snow's Skipper near Horsetooth Mountain Open Space and Lory State Park. Call soon ... Full Story

Pawnee National Grassland Recreation Update

Pawnee National Grassland Recreation Update

Greeley, Colo. (April 9, 2010) – The Main OHV area on the Pawnee National Grassland (PNG) has closed for the season; however, the Crow Valley Campground is now open. The Main OHV area is closed seasonally from April 9 through November 1 to help minimize disturbance to wildlife and cattle, while also reducing soil erosion. Regulations and a map of the area are available online at www.fs.fed.us/r2/arnf/recreation/ohv/png/index.shtml. The Crow Valley Campground is now available to those ... Full Story

Colorado Herbs Add Flavor to Springtime Recipes

Colorado Herbs Add Flavor to Springtime Recipes

LAKEWOOD, Colo. – Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado greenhouse herbs are featured in our Lemon Herb Parsley Pesto recipe. Available Now... Greenhouse Herbs Colorado produces a variety of greenhouse herbs including basil, dill, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary and thyme. Fresh herbs add flavor to a variety of recipes. In addition to ... Full Story

Forest Service Reopens Climbing Areas in Boulder

Forest Service Reopens Climbing Areas in Boulder Canyon

Boulder, Colo. (April 2, 2010) – The Forest Service has reopened some climbing areas in Boulder Canyon that were closed to protect golden eagles during their nesting season. Security Risk and the Blob Rock/Bitty Buttress areas are now open to climbing and other activities. These areas are located along State Highway 119, approximately 1.5 miles east of Boulder Falls. These closures help protect a long-established golden eagle nesting territory, including valuable alternate nest sites. ... Full Story

Cooking with insects

Cooking with insects

Insect Chef David George Gordon Appearing Live at the Butterfly Pavilion Denver, CO – Curious as to how Tempura Battered Mealworms or Scorpion Scaloppine taste? Find out on Saturday, April 10, when the “Martha Stewart” of insect cuisine, Chef David George Gordon, appears live for three very buggy cooking demonstrations at the Butterfly Pavilion. The special event is part of the Dr. Entomo’s Palace of Exotic Wonders opening day festivities. Dr. Entomo’s is the Pavilion’s newest ... Full Story

Siberian Forget-Me-Not

Siberian Forget-Me-Not

2010 Featured Perennials – Pennywise Perennials Brunnera macrophylla Submitted by:      Harriett McMillan, CCNP Echter’s Garden Center   Siberian Forget-Me-Not (Brunnera macrophylla) An outstanding treasure of the plant world that few know about is Brunnera macrophylla. This azure blue flowered plant is one representative of Forget-Me-Not hence the common name Siberian Forget-Me-Not. Brunnera is native to West Caucasus and Siberia and was introduced to Europe in 1713. The true ... Full Story

Summer roses — Autumn hips

Summer roses — Autumn hips

Plant Select® Redleaf Rose (Rosa glauca, R. rubrifolia) Submitted by: Dr. James E. Klett Colorado State University:Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Redleaf Rose (Rosa glauca, R. rubrifolia) Medium-sized to large shrub Height: 6 to 8 ft. Width: 4 to 6 ft. Blooms: May to June Sun: Full sun to part shade Soil Moisture: Moderate to dry conditions; xeric Hardiness: USDA zones 3-9 (up to 9000’) Culture: Clay, sandy soil or loam Summer Roses – Autumn Hips If you are ... Full Story

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