Spend an evening cozy by a campfire complete with stories and s’mores and close to home. These programs are held in a beautiful natural setting at the home of the Natural Areas Department and are suitable for all ages and abilities. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on if you like. S’mores will be provided, bring marshmallow skewers if you have them. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. This month's program is: Fireside Frights Who is it out there? Learn what animals are doing while you sleep.Minimum Participants: 5
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Thank you Fort Collins and Larimer County voters! Your support of citizen-initiated sales taxes makes land conservation and educational activities like this possible.
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City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department
970.416.2043 (Office) 303.827.9386 (Cell)
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I have lived in Ft. Collins since 1998. I have degrees in geology and chemistry and have worked for the U.S. Geological Survey in the Branch of Isotope Geology and for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Veterinary Services. I inherited my father's lifelong love of nature and the outdoors. I am also a licensed commercial pilot and flight instructor.
I was a volunteer educator in our 300-year-old colonial community near Boston. After moving to Oregon, I led hikes with Friends of the Columbia Gorge, with a focus on the Civilian Conservation Corps in the '30s. I'm a docent at the historic Avery House in FC. Along with regular camping and hiking in Rocky, I've been active with the NAD since 2014 to facilitate participants' learning the history, geology, ecology, flora, fauna, and stewardship of our Front Range natural areas.