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Lunar Eclipse

 05/15/2022  |  08:30 PM - 11:00 PM
  Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area

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: May 15, 8:30 - 11:00pm, 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. If you have any questions or concerns about the accessibility of a program, please contact naturalareas@fcgov.com or call 970-416-2815 for more information. People with disabilities are welcome to participate in all programs and we are happy to make any appropriate accommodations. Requests for disability-related services can be made during registration through the activity contact or by calling 970-416-2815 at least 2 weeks prior to the start of the activity. 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. The focus of the night will be the total lunar eclipse from 9:29 - 10:54pm. Register for information, updates, and cancellation info. Registration not required, but highly suggested. For weather updates, visit the NCAS website at NoCoAstro.org.

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Monique Thompson
(970) 672-7152
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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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Karen C - Volunteer Naturalist Assistant


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