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Friday, August 29, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘open space’

“Small Grants for Community Partnering” 2013 Grant

  Larimer County Department of Natural Resources announces the 2013 “Small Grants for Community Partnering” grant cycle. Applications are due Friday, September 7, 2012, at 3 p.m., with awards announced by February, 2013. These grants are offered to individuals, organizations and groups, and homeowner/property owner associations for community, neighborhood, and group projects for: ·      Protection or enhancement of open space, trails, natural areas, wildlife habitat, ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Space: December 2011

  Red Mountain Open Space Seasonal Closure Begins December 1, 2011 Effective Thursday, December 1, 2011, seasonal closure of Red Mountain Open Space, north of Fort Collins, begins. Because of winter weather conditions and the protection of wintering range for big game, as set forth in the Management Plan for Red Mountain Open Space, the area will remain closed to the public throughout the winter months, re-opening to the public on March 1, 2012. Hermit Park Open Space to ... Full Story

November Guided Hikes and Programs on Larimer County

  Nature Notes Club Larimer County Natural Resources Nature Notes Club is accepting new members throughout the fall.  You can join current members already journaling in the style of John Muir and 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 what the open spaces have to offer. Club members will receive basic instruction on ... Full Story

Northern Colorado Birding Fair

Northern Colorado Birding Fair

 Presented by Poudre Pet & Feed Supply, KRFC Community Radio and Ottercares. Featuring Prof. Avian Guano   Crazy about birds or just curious? Want to learn more about birding close to home? Everyone is invited to a FREE weekend of fun and learning for the entire family during the 7th Annual Northern Colorado Birding Fair, Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24. The theme of this year’s fair is, “Birding in Your Backyard.” The weekend will feature birding field trips on ... Full Story

Hermit Park closes December 20

  Hermit Park Open Space to Implement Winter-Season Closure The Larimer County Department of Natural Resources has instituted an operational business change for the winter months at Hermit Park Open Space. The area will be closed to all use starting on December 20, 2010. It will open again for all use on March 1, 2011. These are typically the months of lowest visitation with very few campers or hikers.

November Guided Hikes and Programs in Larimer

Critter Scene Investigations Two sets of tracks dot the fresh snow leading into a gully. Suddenly the tracks trail off into an area of disturbed snow, and only one set of tracks leaves the area. What happened there? Join volunteer naturalists on snowy mornings to investigate animal behaviors using basic tracking skills during this fun interactive program. Programs will be held when conditions are good for tracking at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, and ... Full Story

Larimer County Natural Resources’ “Nature Notes

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 what ... Full Story

Blue Sky Trail Head Opens to the Public on July 25

Larimer County Natural Resources is proud to announce the opening of the Blue Sky Trail Head on Friday, June 25, 2010. The new trail head will be a jumping off point to over 75 miles of regional trails, including Lory State Park, Coyote Ridge Natural Area, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space, Blue Sky Trail, and Devils Backbone Open Space. The amenities at the new trail head include vehicle and horse trailer parking, drinking water, restroom, and picnic shelter. The Blue Sky Trailhead will be ... Full Story

Larimer County Open Space events for April

Larimer County Open Space events for April

Walks, Talks & Opportunities in Larimer County's Parks and Open Space

Board of Trustees Meeting – March 23, 2010

The Mayor and all Town Trustees were present. An Executive Session was held prior to the meeting to discuss personnel issues. Several items were removed from the agenda: Set public hearing for Ludlow conveyance plat ordinance; Public hearing Parkway Plaza Final Development Plan and Final Plat and Continuation of Prairie Star request for Development Code variance (Prairie Star withdrew request for variance). A Public hearing was held regarding the liquor license and change of location and ... Full Story

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