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Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

Larimer County Commissioners Schedule

September 6 to 10, 2010 Monday, September 6, 2010 County Offices will be closed in observance of the Labor Day Holiday Tuesday, September 7, 2010 9:00am - 12:00pm Public Comment and Administrative Matters with Frank Lancaster, County Manager, and Consent Agenda Approval/Document Execution by Board of County Commissioners (BCC) (Administrative Matters Agenda and Consent Agenda available in BCC Office ñ 2nd Floor) If there is no Public Comment, Administrative Matters will ... Full Story

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

West Nile virus still active in Larimer County

News Release West Nile virus still circulating in Larimer County: protect yourself against mosquito bites Though it may seem like autumn has arrived along with cool nights, the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment reminds you that West Nile season is still very much with us. Since July 1, a total of eight cases of West Nile virus infection have been confirmed in Larimer County. Out of those eight, six had West Nile fever, and one was discovered to have West Nile ... 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

Master Gardeners: garden green plus saving seeds

Master Gardeners: garden green plus saving seeds

  Green Gardening: Alternatives to Commercial Insecticides and Herbicides By: Kathi Taylor Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Organic or “green” gardening is the goal of many gardeners. However, with the abundance of moisture this spring and summer, weeds are popping up everywhere and potentially harmful insects are prolific—what’s a gardener to do? Before reaching for a familiar bottle, consider greener alternatives. Planting ... Full Story

Scales Installation Project to Begin at Landfill

Scales Installation Project to Begin at Landfill

Larimer County, Colorado—Beginning January 1, 2011, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations require us to report the weight of trash being dumped at the Larimer County Landfill. Incoming vehicles will be required to weigh in as they enter and weigh out as they exit. This requires us to install scales, and will bring us into compliance with EPA regulations. The installation of scales at the Larimer County Landfill will begin Monday, August 30, 2010, and is estimated to take two ... Full Story

Larimer Humane Society takes 20 rescue cats

Larimer Humane Society takes 20 rescue cats

  Larimer Humane Society Rescues 20 Cats From Wyoming Hoarding Case Fort Collins, Colorado (August 29, 2010) – On Sunday, August 29, 2010, Larimer Humane Society will receive 20 new cats from the Humane Society of the United States as part of an overall effort to save the lives of over 150 cats that were rescued from deplorable living conditions at a Powell, Wyoming residence on August 26. The sheriff’s department in Park County, Wyoming, called upon the Humane Society of the ... Full Story

Master Gardeners, Butterflies and more

Master Gardeners, Butterflies and more

Make Your Garden a Butterfly Oasis By: Anne Wuerslin Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Now is the perfect time of year for butterfly activity; these active and graceful pollinators seek the sweetness of late summer nectar-producing plants. Look around at purple butterfly bushes, yellow black-eyed Susan, coneflowers, asters and daisies and delight in the movement and lightness of these beautiful insects. If your garden lacks these ... Full Story

Tips and Answers from Master Gardeners

Tips and Answers from Master Gardeners

Gardening Tips By: Mitzi Davis Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County 1. The CSU Annual Trial Gardens at College Avenue and Lake Street in Fort Collins are in full bloom! Don’t just drive by; take a walk through the gardens to see the latest in bedding plants, shade-tolerant flowers and plants that look wonderful in containers. Check out the new perennial beds, by the Center for the Performing Arts Building. For the best photos, plan your trip ... Full Story

Citizens report on prop 101 and amendments 60 and 61

The Loveland Citizens' Finance Advisory Commission submitted their report on the proposed ballot issues at Tuesday's council meeting. The commission is appointed by the Loveland City Council to participate in a review of the budget, evaluate all financial policies and report its findings to the council. The nine member commission delivered a comprehensive report on the effects of the ballot initiatives, Amendments 60 and 61 and Proposition 101. The report, though designed for Loveland, is a ... Full Story

September Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer

Guided Hikes and Events   Saturday, September 11, at 8:00 a.m. “Snake, Rattle, and Roll – Plains Rattlesnakes” Love them or hate them, rattlesnakes are a sign of a healthy foothills landscape. Come to Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34,  to learn how we can coexist with these highly specialized and often misunderstood creatures. Program is free.  Hike rating: easy.  Please bring water for the trail and ... Full Story

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