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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

Put your skills to work at Horsetooth Reservoir!

Put your skills to work at Horsetooth Reservoir!

  Larimer County needs your skills! Volunteer Park Ranger Assistants:  Assist County ranger staff at Horsetooth Reservoir on the boat docks, directing parking, hiking nearby trails, and educating the public about safe practices on and near the water.  Positions are open from Memorial Day weekend thru mid-September and volunteers only work on weekends and holidays.  You must be willing to commit to three days a month, on holidays or weekends.   Training, uniforms, and great appreciation ... Full Story

Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s Parks

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

Guided Hikes and Events • Saturday, July 10 at 7:00 a.m. “Awl You Wanted to Know about Owls” Join Naturalist Bob for a program dedicated to some spooky nocturnal critters at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off Hwy 34. This talk will give you insight into owls, and other nocturnal critters that have long captured people’s attention. Hike rating: easy. Program is free, no registration required. Approximately 2-hour program. • Saturday, July 10 at 8:00 ... Full Story

Morrison Trail at the Devil’s Backbone Open Space

Morrison Trail at the Devil’s Backbone Open Space opens to public

The Morrison Trail, the newest trail at the Crowder Area of the Devil’s Backbone Open Space, is now open to the public. This 1 ¼-mile round-trip natural surface trail provides access for hikers and wheelchair users (although an assistant is recommended) at the south end of the existing Devil’s Backbone Open Space Trailhead. The trail was constructed in Spring 2010, by the Larimer County trail staff on an 11.8-acre parcel donated by the Crowder Family in memory of their son Russell. ... Full Story

Larimer County Guided Hikes, June 2010

Larimer County Guided Hikes, June 2010

Guided Hikes and Events • Saturday June 5, at 9:00 a. m. “Wildflower Treasure Hunt” A new take on a classic nature walk at the Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. Join Naturalist Linda for another fun-filled morning exploring the beautiful spring flowers and sharing your finds with the group. This program is great fun for all ages. Hike rating: easy. Approximately 2-hour hike. Program is free. Registration not required. Please direct questions to ... Full Story

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at

Campsites available for Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary’s Lake and East Portal Reservoir

It’s not too late to reserve a campsite for Memorial Day weekend! The Estes Park Campgrounds at Mary's Lake and East Portal Reservoir (formerly known as the Estes Park Campground) will be open for camping starting Saturday, May 15, through October 15. There are still plenty of campsites available for this weekend and next, as well as some for Memorial Day weekend. To make a reservation: www.larimercamping.com or 1-800-397-7795. For more information about the campgrounds: ... Full Story

2010 Joseph Jabailly Public Health Hero Award

2010 Joseph Jabailly Public Health Hero Award

Carol Plock and Health District of Northern Larimer County to receive the 2010 Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award The Larimer County Board of Health is pleased to announce that the Health District of Northern Larimer County (HDNLC) and its executive director, Carol Plock, will receive the 2010 Joseph Jabaily Public Health Hero Award. The award is given yearly in honor and remembrance of the many contributions to public health and the selfless spirit of Dr. Joseph Jabaily, a Loveland ... Full Story

‘Horse Business Facilities’ Public Hearing, Monday

Larimer County, Colorado - The Larimer County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday, May 24, 2010 at 6:30 p. m. in the Hearing Room at the Larimer County Courthouse Offices, 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, on proposed code amendments for horse business facilities in Larimer County. Since February 2009 a citizens Working Group has worked with the County on revisions to the current code requirements. ‘Horse business facilities’ include boarding stables, riding ... Full Story

Larimer County Parks Advisory Board Meeting – May

Larimer County Parks Advisory Board Meeting – May 2010 The Larimer County Parks Advisory Board will meet on May 11, 2010, at 5:30 p.m., in the Boyd Lake Room at the Larimer County Courthouse Office Building, located at 200 West Oak Street, Fort Collins, CO . Topics on the agenda include: • Big Thompson properties update  • Carter Lake Marina subcommittee report and recommendation The Board will be asked for a recommendation, based on the Marina subcommittee report, directing what steps ... Full Story

When to Plant Your Vegetables

By: Kathy Roth Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Growing your own vegetables allows you to truly understand what “fresh” means. Even if you have a small garden area, or plant your veggies in containers (like I did on my apartment balcony back in the ‘80s), you can reap the rewards of homegrown produce. Growing vegetables in Colorado necessitates understanding that we have challenges—temperature swings, cold spring winds, a short growing season, ... Full Story

Commissioner Donnelly Berthoud Citizens Meeting

Commissioner Donnelly Berthoud Citizens Meeting

Commissioner Tom Donnelly will meet with citizens in Berthoud on Wednesday, April 28 at 8:30a. m. at the Light House Cafe at the Grace Place, 250 Mountain Ave., Berthoud. Larimer County Commissioner Lew Gaiter is Commissioner Donnelly's guest for the Berthoud meeting. This Citizen Meeting is a great way to meet with Commissioner Donnelly in an informal atmosphere to discuss issues important to you.

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