Join a naturalist for a winter adventure and first day hike at Pineridge Natural Area. Learn about winter wildlife and the timberline. Please dress for the weather and wear shoes that can get muddy. This program is most appropriate for older children and adults, but all are welcome. 2 miles, easy. Location: Dixon Reservoir parking lot, off of County Road 42C. From the intersection of Drake and Overland Trail head north, then head west near the Holiday Twin Drive-Inn towards the foothills and Maxwell Natural Areas. Drive past Maxwell Natural Area and start heading up the hill. Pineridge Natural Area will be on your left. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, masks and physical distancing will be required by any participants and volunteers during this program. No more than 10 people will be present at the program. Program requirements are subject to change as CDC and County guidelines are updated. Additional instructions will be sent by e-mail to those registered prior to the program. 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.
City of Fort Collins
Natural Areas Department
Public Engagement Specialist
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David was a High School Biology teacher in Appleton, WI for 34 years. He then worked as a part time seasonal University of Wisconsin Extension Horticulture agent for a decade and moved to Fort Collins in 2011. He is in his twelfth year of being a Naturalist Volunteer.