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Winter Walks: Winter on the River

 02/17/2023  |  02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
  McMurry Natural Area  |  Registration Required

Natural Discoveries - Mixed Ages

Where: McMurry Natural Area. Meet at the Shields Street River Access. When: Friday, February 17, 2-4p.m. Program Description: Discover a special Poudre River natural area right in town. The riparian and forest habitat supports a variety of plant and animal life, even during the colder months. Take a winter walk along the river with volunteer naturalists. Please dress for the weather, including shoes that can get muddy. Accessibility: Program takes place on dirt trails. Easy but uneven terrain. Hike is less than 2 miles long. Accessible bathrooms available at Shields St. River Access. If you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of a program, please contact [email protected] or call 970-416-2815 for more information. People with disabilities are welcome to participate in all programs and we are happy to make any appropriate accommodations. Requests for disability-related services can be made during registration through the activity contact or by calling 970-416-2815 at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the activity. What to Bring: Dress appropriately for the weather forecast. Bring sunscreen, a hat, closed-toe, sturdy shoes, and plenty of water.

Maximum Participants: 20

Registration is required for this activity. Click "register" to reserve your spot.

General Info

Thank you Fort Collins and Larimer County voters! Your support of citizen-initiated sales taxes makes land conservation and educational activities like this possible.

AJ Chlebnik

Pronouns: she/her/hers

City of Fort Collins

Natural Areas Department

Public Engagement Specialist

[email protected]


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Leader/Volunteer Info

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Dale A - Volunteer Naturalist

Raised on a midwest farm, I have lived in and explored the Rockies of Colorado, Montana, and New Mexico for over 30 years. I have worked for the U.S. Forest Service and an archaeological research center and served on the Boards of the Fort Collins Audubon Society and the Gardens on Spring Creek.

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Ellen H - Volunteer Naturalist

Master Naturalist since 2010, my career was in marine biology, genetics and DNA research. In retirement I especially like leading nature programs highlighting the beauty and biodiversity of the City’s natural areas.