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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood Anniversary

  By Claudia Todd-Young Many people of a certain age ask each other where they were when they learned of President Kennedy’s assassination. In northern Colorado, an often more frequently asked question is “Where were you when the Big Thompson flooded?” Though 35 years have passed since the July 1976 flood, both the beautiful Colorado landscape and the hearts of those most closely affected are still scarred. “Reflection on the River,” compiled by Sharlynn Wamsley, is ... 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

April Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s

Nature Notes Club Larimer County Natural Resources Nature Notes Club is accepting new members throughout the spring. You can join current members already journaling in the style of John Muir and Aldo Leopold with Volunteer Naturalist Lisa. The club will have several outings throughout Larimer County’s open spaces, allowing members to immerse themselves in the full range and scope of what these open spaces have to offer. Club members will receive basic instruction on sketching, ecology, ... Full Story

Man Dies in Glider Crash

At approximately 2:15 p.m. on Sunday, March 20, Larimer County Sheriff's deputies responded to the area of North County Road 7 and Aldridge Road on the report of a plane crash.  Upon arrival deputies discovered a glider crashed into the side of a hill in a ravine.  There was one occupant in the glider, a male in his late 70's or early 80's who was deceased. The National Transportation Safety Board was notified and is responding. They will be the primary investigative agency to determine ... Full Story

Grey Rock Fire (Hewlett Gulch)

March 18, 10:41 update The Grey Rock Fire is now 100% contained. The fire is estimated at 17 acres and is located approximately one mile south-southeast of Greyrock Mountain near the Poudre Canyon on the Roosevelt National Forest. Firefighters will focus on mop up activities today. The fire was human caused; however, the details are still under investigation. The fire did receive light snow. The three trails previously closed (Greyrock, Greyrock Meadows, and Hewlett Gulch) are now open. ... Full Story

Food Preservation Workshops

Food Preservation Workshops Larimer County Extension Office April 2011 Canning Basics for Safe Preserving Learn all about the "how and why" of preserving food at home. This workshop focuses on canning safety, types of equipment and proper canning methods.  For beginners or those needing a refresher.   Workshop Fee:  $20 Tuesday, April 12 6:00—8:00 p.m. Pre-registration required:  www.larimer.org/ext or 498-6000. Canning Jams, Jellies and More Love the flavors of summer ... Full Story

Workforce Center Offering Spring and Summer Activities

The Larimer County Workforce Center will be offering a variety of activities designed for young adults this spring and summer. Opportunities for youth are as follows: The Larimer County Youth Conservation Corps (LCYCC) is now accepting applications for two employment positions focused on youth ages 16-24. If working full-time over the summer completing conservation projects with a team of your peers sounds appealing to you, log onto our website for an application; ... Full Story

Larimer County reservoirs to open for boating

Boating Hours and Vessel Inspections at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake – March 2011 Reservoirs open to boating Saturday March 19, 2011! The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources, in order to comply with State of Colorado Aquatic Nuisance Species Regulations, will continue with boating hours and vessel inspections at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake for the 2011 recreation season. The Department is required to inspect every vessel entering Carter Lake and ... Full Story

Hewlett Gulch Fire

Date:     March 14, 2011 Larimer County Sheriff's Emergency Services crews are responding to an area near 8300 West Highway 14 for a wildfire.  The fire is reported to be in the Hewlett Gulch Area near Greyrock Meadows, due north of Poudre Park. The fire is estimated to be about one acre in size at this time. It is unknown at this point whether there are any structures in the area. Air support, in the form of a helicopter, has been requested by the U.S. Forest Service. Emergency ... Full Story

Larimer County Commissioners: March 15

Administrative Matters March 15, 2011 9:00 a.m. to 10:10 a.m. Commissioners' Conference Room 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins     Please Note: Scheduled Times are Subject to Change! * Please Note: If There is No Public Comment, Administrative Matters will Continue with Agenda at 9:00 am Agenda Public Comment   9:00-9:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes for the Week of March 7.   9:05-9:08 a.m. Review of the Schedule for the Week of March ... Full Story

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