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Real Colorado Roots

 06/26/2021  |  09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  Gateway Natural Area  |  Registration Required

Natural Discoveries - Adult

Discover Colorado's origins as pieced together by geologists using the theory of plate tectonics and evidence along the Black Powder Trail. 1.5 miles; moderate. Bring sun protection, sturdy shoes, and water for this hike. Parking Passes will be provided for all participants. Park, then check in to get a pass without paying the entrance fee. Location: Gateway Natural Area, Meet at Shelter A Masks will be optional for all vaccinated participants and volunteers. We kindly request that unvaccinated or partially vaccinated individuals wear a mask while indoors or when within 6 feet of anyone not in their household group, including the volunteers. Waivers will be required to be signed either online or in person upon arrival. If you or anyone in your household is experiencing symptoms associated with COVID-19 (cough, difficulty breathing, fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste/smell, etc.) do not attend this program. Visit https://www.larimer.org/health/communicable-disease/coronavirus-covid-19 for more information.

Maximum Participants: 10

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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.

AJ Chlebnik

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City of Fort Collins

Natural Areas Department

Public Engagement Specialist



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Cristie L - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

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Michael K - Volunteer Naturalist

Hello! I'm a retired geologist who moved to Fort Collins in May 2018 . I love exploring and researching the geology of all the Natural Areas and Open Spaces along the Front Range. I'm also very interested in ecology and conservation.