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Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

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

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

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

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