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Raptors & Nature - Explore & Share

 06/13/2024  |  06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
  Coyote Ridge Natural Area  |  Registration Required

Natural Discoveries - Mixed Ages

Where: Coyote Ridge Natural Area. Meet in the parking lot and hike 1 mile to the cabin When: Thursday, June 13, 6:00p.m. - 8:30p.m. Program Description: Learn about the amazing raptors that populate Colorado's Front Range and how we can help conserve them. Enjoy a short hike with a naturalist to explore the flora and fauna at Coyote Ridge. 2 miles round trip, easy. Then, observe live raptors up close with a visit from special guest, the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program. This program will feature species active in the evening, like owls! Program will meet in the parking lot, hike about 1 mile on a dirt path with rolling hills with a naturalist and then enjoy the Raptor Program around 7:00 pm and then hike back to the parking lot following the program. Accessibility: Program takes place on dirt trails. Mostly easy, slightly uneven terrain with one steep hill each way. There is NO bathroom at the parking lot, only bathroom is one mile down the trail, but is accessible. Anyone in need of transportation to the cabin can contact [email protected] for arrangements. What to Bring: Dress appropriately for the weather forecast. Bring sunscreen, a hat, closed-toe, sturdy shoes, and plenty of water. You may wish to bring binoculars, if you have them, and a headlamp or flashlight for the walk back. ___________________________________________________________________ People of all abilities and disabilities are welcome to participate in all programs and we are happy to make any appropriate accommodations. If you'd like to request an accommodation (language interpretation, wheelchair access, etc.) please fill out the form linked under this activity. You can also copy and paste this link to access the same form: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7669173/Accessibility-and-Accommodation-Request-Form If accommodations are needed for an activity, please allow two (2) weeks prior to the event to process your request and arrange the accommodation, if available. 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. ___________________________________________________________________ Queremos que sepas que todas las personas, independientemente de sus habilidades o discapacidades, son bienvenidas a participar en nuestros programas. Estamos dispuestos a hacer cualquier modificación para asegurarnos de que todos puedan disfrutar plenamente de la experiencia. Si necesitas algún ajuste, ya sea interpretación de idiomas, acceso para sillas de ruedas u otra cosa, por favor completa el formulario que está vinculado en esta actividad. También puedes copiar y pegar este enlace para acceder al formulario: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/7669173/Accessibility-and-Accommodation-Request-Form Si requieres modificaciones para participar en alguna actividad, te pedimos que nos avises con 2 semanas de anticipación al evento para procesar tu solicitud y coordinar los ajustes, en caso de estar disponibles. Si tienes alguna pregunta o inquietud sobre la accesibilidad de alguno de nuestros programas, no dudes en contactarnos en [email protected] o llamando al 970-416-2815 para obtener más información.

Maximum Participants: 40

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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.

Samantha (Sam) Troi 

Pronouns: she/her/hers

City of Fort Collins

Natural Areas Department

Public Engagement Specialist

[email protected]


 General Activity and Media Release

Registration Info

Activity Registration Closed

Registration will open 05/13/2024 12:00 AM


Leader/Volunteer Info

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Bill W - Volunteer Naturalist

Bill was born in Canada where he met his wife Barbara, earned his MD, had 2 sons, served in the Canadian Armed Forces and settled into practicing Family Medicine. He and family then moved to Dallas Texas where they stayed for over 3 decades before settling in Fort Collins in 2019. In the past Bill enjoyed being a Boy Scout leader for 15 years, running camping and canoeing. He has been a Texas Master Naturalist. Bill is happy to be a Volunteer Naturalist for the City of Fort Collins.

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Darlene V - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

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Samantha T - Staff/Trainers