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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 18

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 18

More Gardening Resources in Fort Collins and the Surrounding Vicinity By: Susan Perry Those of us gardeners who are fortunate enough to live in northern Colorado are surrounded by an abundance of gardening resources. Besides information from Colorado State University (CSU), we are fortunate to have additional resources in Fort Collins, Loveland and Berthoud. Among these are the Xeriscape Demonstration Garden at the City of Fort Collins building, the Gardens at Spring Creek, the ... Full Story

Sheriff looking for armed robber

Sheriff looking for armed robber

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who committed an armed robbery of the Conoco Gas Station at the intersection of I-25 and E. Eisenhower in Loveland, CO, at approximately 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, June 17. The Caucasian man was described as being unshaven, light facial hair, approximately 5'08" and 220-250 lbs. He was wearing a Notre Dame hooded sweatshirt and a black stocking cap. He brandished a black handgun while ... Full Story

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 ... 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 ... Full Story

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 14

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 14

Salsa Gardens that Sizzle By: Charleen Barr Salsas can be spontaneous, combining a little of this and a little of that, but they are always tangy, zesty and full of color. Tomatoes and peppers are the basis for many salsa recipes and can be found in most gardens. These flavorful, heat-loving sun worshipers grow when the night temperatures are consistently 55 degrees or warmer. Paste tomatoes, such as 'Roma', are meatier, less juicy and richer in acid and sugar than standard tomato ... Full Story

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 10

Gardening with Larimer Master Gardeners, June 10

Gardening Resources at CSU By: Susan Perry Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Gardeners who are fortunate enough to live near Fort Collins are surrounded by an abundance of gardening resources. First and foremost are the resources of Colorado State University (CSU). These include the CSU Annual Trial Gardens, the Plant Environmental Research Center (PERC) gardens, the CSU Arboretum and CSU Extension in Larimer County. Besides being just a short ... 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

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 ... Full Story

League of Women Voters of Larimer County Looks to the

The League of Women Voters of Larimer County (LWVLC) marked another year of service to Larimer County residents and celebrated the 90th year of the national League of Women Voters. Known widely for their voter education efforts, this non-partisan civic group has been active in Larimer County for decades. On Monday, May 10, the LWVLC met to elect members of its Administrative Team, welcomed new members and set its agenda for the coming year in its continuing efforts toward making democracy ... Full Story

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