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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Larimer County’

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

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory board meets April

Larimer County Open Lands Advisory board meets April 22

The Larimer County Open Lands Advisory Board will meet at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 22, 2010, at the Loveland Library multi-purpose room, located at 300 N. Adams in Loveland.  All meetings are open to the public. The Advisory Board will present the Department of Natural Resource Small Grants for Community Partnering awards and hear an update on the status of regional trails. The Board will also discuss future development possibilities at Hermit Park Open Space outside ... Full Story

May Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer County’s

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

Guided Hikes and Events Saturday, May 1, at 10:00 a.m. “Hummers – the birds that is, not the cars!” Did you know that Hummingbirds migrate hundreds of miles each year?  Or how to tell the Ruby throats apart from the Rufous verities?  Learn the answers to these questions and more with this program dedicated to the smallest of the woodland birds – the hummingbird.  Program will be held at the Hermit’s Cabin at Hermit Park Open Space, located just south-east of the town of ... Full Story

Realities for Children keeps dreams alive for abused

Realities for Children keeps dreams alive for abused children

Realities for Children held its annual “Keeping Dreams Alive” banquet on Saturday night. The banquet room at the Fort Collins Hilton was filled with supporters who participated in an emotionally charged evening as Realities honored those who are on the front line in helping abused children in Larimer County and made dreams come true for a special group of children. Realities for Children is a unique organization that seeks to help abused children in Larimer County. Administrative ... Full Story

Volunteer in the Wild, Natural World

The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources will facilitate a Volunteer Naturalist training beginning in late April. 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 Natural Resources, and the Rocky Mountain Raptor ... Full Story

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