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 02/16/2024  |  07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
  Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area  |  Registration Required

Natural Areas After Dark - Mixed Ages

Where: Fossil Creek Reservoir - Approximate address is 3340 Carpenter Road. The entrance to Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area is on Carpenter Road/ CR 32, approximately one mile west of I-25, or two miles east of Timberline on the north side of Carpenter Road; When: Friday, February 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, drop-in at any time during the program Accessibility: All activities take place in a paved parking lot. Very little walking required, accessible parking and restrooms available. 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 you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of a program, please contact [email protected] or call 970-416-2815 for more information. What to Bring: Dress for temperatures 20 degrees cooler than the actual temperature and bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Meet in the parking lot. Pets are not permitted at Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area. Please bring binoculars if you have them! It will make star viewing easier. Program Description: Volunteers from the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society provide telescopes and share their knowledge about the stars, planets, galaxies, and more. Register for information, updates, and cancellation info. Registration not required, but highly suggested. For weather updates, visit the NCAS website at NoCoAstro.org.

Minimum Participants: 1

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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

[email protected]

970-416-2480

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Bill W - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

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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Cristie L - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant

I retired from the US Forest Service in 2015. I have volunteered to do bird & butterfly surveys since 2020 and as a Volunteer Naturalist Assistant beginning in 2021.


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Samantha T - Staff/Trainers


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