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CANCELED: Wildflowers and Nature

 06/06/2023  |  08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  Pineridge Natural Area  |  Registration Required

Natural Discoveries - Adult

Where: Pineridge Natural Area, meet in the Cottonwood Glen parking lot at the southern end of Overland Trail Road. Take Drake Road west to Overland Trail Road and turn left to the parking lot. When: Tuesday, May 16, 1:30p.m. - 3:30p.m. Program Description: Celebrate spring flowers with a comfortable 2 mile walk to observe the early wildflowers that make the foothills their home. In addition, we'll discuss the local geology and wildlife that coexists in this dry shortgrass prairie habitat. Accessibility: Program takes place on uneven dirt trails. This is a slight ascent at the beginning of the walk. Program is appropriate for adults. 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 in multiple layers for both active walking and standing still. Bring sunscreen, a hat and gloves, closed-toe, sturdy shoes, and plenty of water. Hiking poles are a great option if you are concerned about balance on uneven terrain.

Maximum Participants: 16

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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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Anne B - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

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Rob P - Volunteer Naturalist

After graduating in the first class of Environmental Sciences at U. of Virginia (1974), worked For EPA for ten years writing Environmental Impact Statements and being the Regional coordinator for Endangered and Threatened Species. The next 20 years, was the greenhouse and gardener supervisor at the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Since 1986, has led monthly natural history hikes primarily in the Shenandoah National Park. Moved to Fort Collins in 2019 and lead hikes for the city and county.