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Monday, September 1, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

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

Volunteer rangers needed on the Ranger Boat

Volunteer rangers needed on the Ranger Boat

Larimer County Natural Resources boat rangers have created an opportunity for Larimer County residents to assist at both Carter Lake and Horsetooth Reservoir. Boat rangers educate visitors about regulations, safety, and help with emergencies out on the reservoirs. Boat Ranger volunteers must be able to swim, be willing to work a five hour shift on the boat (option for longer shifts), and have some experience either with boats or law enforcement as well as great customer service ... Full Story

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening tips from Larimer County Master Gardeners

Gardening for all ages By: Shari Thomas Colorado State University Extension Master Gardener in Larimer County Did you know that gardening is one of America’s favorite pastimes? Many people enjoy the benefits of being outside, growing their own food, and feeling a sense of accomplishment and purpose in their gardens. Gardening can also provide a way of socializing with others. Sometimes, however, gardeners experience physical or other challenges which limit their ability to pursue ... 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 ... 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.

National Infant Immunization Week

National Infant Immunization Week

Love Them. Protect Them. Immunize Them. Vaccines are important for a healthy community National Infant Immunization Week begins April 24. This annual event focuses attention on the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases, and also celebrates the achievements of immunization programs in promoting healthy communities. Vaccinations remain one of the most important achievements in public health. Because of vaccinations, smallpox has been eradicated and ... 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

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