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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Department of Natural Resources’

Barbara Moore, Larimer County Visual Artist of the

Barbara Moore, Larimer County Visual Artist of the Year

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is pleased to host a reception in honor of Barbara Moore, the 2010 Larimer County Natural Resources Visual Artist of the Year.  A grand unveiling of Barbara’s piece, “Red Mountain Autumn,” will take place on Friday, January 7 , 2011 at 10 a.m. in the 2nd floor lobby of the Larimer County Courthouse Office Building (200 W. Oak Street, Fort Collins). The public is invited. The Larimer County Open Lands Program ... Full Story

Larimer County “Nature Notes Club”

Larimer County  “Nature Notes Club”

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is excited to announce the formation of the Nature Notes Club for the County’s Open Spaces, a guided, nature-journaling experience.  Participants will be led through the process of creating their own nature journals in the style of John Muir or Aldo Leopold with Volunteer Naturalist Lisa. The club will have several outings throughout the county’s Open-Spaces system, allowing members to immerse themselves in the full range and scope of ... Full Story

Hermit Park Open Space to Host Boy Scouts 100-Year

Hermit Park Open Space to Host Boy Scouts 100-Year Celebration Fall Camporee

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is excited to host the Longs Peak Council, Boy Scouts of America celebration of 100 Years of Scouting at a Fall Camporee, September 24-26, 2010, at Hermit Park Open Space just outside of Estes Park. Larimer County and Longs Peak Council staff and volunteers have worked together for over a year to plan this historic event. Attendance is projected to be between 800 and 1,200 scouts, leaders, and parents. Typically the Longs Peak Council, ... Full Story

August Volunteer Ranger Assistant training

August Volunteer Ranger Assistant training

Become A Volunteer Ranger Assistant What did you want to be when you grew up? Do you dream of being outdoors, chatting with visitors, enjoying wildlife and helping the environment? Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger? It’s not too late! You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. As a Volunteer Ranger Assistant you will be an ambassador for natural areas and open spaces. Volunteer Ranger ... Full Story

Kerri Rollins, Larimer County Open Lands Program

Kerri Rollins, Larimer County Open Lands Program Manager

Photo by Charlie Johnson May 27, 2010 Today Larimer County Department of Natural Resources named Kerri Rollins as its Open Lands Program Manager. Rollins has been the interim manager since December, and will combine these duties with her previous duties as the Fund Development and Outreach Specialist. “In these austere economic times, and with capable staff already in house, it just made sense to combine the positions and fill from within, ” said Gary Buffington, ... Full Story

Volunteer Naturalist openings in Larimer County

You Live the Passion – Now Share It with Others The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has four more openings for the Volunteer Naturalist training beginning April 26. Volunteer Naturalists are trained to perform public education programs on various topics including conservation, wildlife, biology, and agriculture on open spaces and park properties. The training will include experts from multiple natural resource agencies such as the Division of Wildlife, Larimer County ... Full Story

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 ... Full Story

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s Parks and Open Spaces

Guided Hikes and Events Saturday, May 1, at 10:00 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 verities?  Learn the answers to these questions and more with this program dedicated to the smallest of the woodland birds – the hummingbird.  Program will be held at the Hermit’s Cabin at Hermit Park Open Space, located just south-east of the town of ... Full Story

Volunteer in the Wild, Natural World

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources will facilitate a Volunteer Naturalist training beginning in late April. Volunteer Naturalists are trained to perform public education programs on various topics including conservation, wildlife, biology, and agriculture on open spaces and park properties. The training will include experts from multiple natural resource agencies such as the Division of Wildlife, Larimer County Natural Resources, and the Rocky Mountain Raptor ... Full Story

Larimer County’s Small Grants for Community

Larimer County’s Small Grants for Community Partnering Awards Announced for 2010

Press Release The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce the Open Lands Programs’ 2010 Small Grants for Community Partnering awards. This year, 13 awards, totally $20,000, were made for community projects throughout the county: Larimer County’s Small Grants for Community Partnering is an initiative of the Larimer County Open Lands Program with the intent of dispersing a portion of the Help Preserve Open Spaces sales tax dollars throughout the ... Full Story

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