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CANCELED: Winter Walk: Critters in the Cold

 03/16/2024  |  09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
  Coyote Ridge Natural Area  |  Registration Required

Natural Discoveries - Mixed Ages

Where: Coyote Ridge, meet in the parking lot When: Saturday, March 16, 9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Program Description: Did you ever wonder where Colorado wildlife hides from the cold and snow? What about snakes, and frogs, and mice? We will talk about these and maybe spot a few hardy critters who don’t mind the wintry weather. This will be an relatively easy 2-mile round trip hike on an unpaved surface, from Coyote Ridge parking lot to the cabin and back (one large hill in each direction). Be aware that a restroom is not available until the cabin area. Dress in layers, avoiding cotton fabric. Warm, water repellant footwear with good tread is recommended. Accessibility: Program includes walking out and back, roughly 2 miles on a wide, flat, dirt road with one big hill each way. No shade. Restroom not at trailhead, but 1 mile down the trail. What to Bring: Dress for the weather and bring water to drink. Wear sunscreen and closed-toe, sturdy shoes. Binoculars if you have them. ___________________________________________________________________ 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.

Minimum Participants: 3
Maximum Participants: 15

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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.

Samantha (Sam) Troi 

Pronouns: she/her/hers

City of Fort Collins

Natural Areas Department

Public Engagement Specialist

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Darlene Profile Photo

Darlene V - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

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Georgia W - Volunteer Naturalist

I'm a retired teacher with 44 years classroom experience. I love working with young people and supporting my community. For 15 years I also served on the Big Thompson Canyon Volunteer FD as a wild land and structure firefighter and member of the Rope Rescue Team. I live in a log home on Storm Mountain with my Bernese Mountain Dog, Murren. My four grandchildren enjoy hanging out in the hills with "Gram."