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August Guided Hikes and Programs on Larimer County Open Spaces

Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Jul 19, 2013

Contact Information:

Heather Young, Education Program Coordinator, (970) 679-4489, hyoung@larimer.org


WolfWood Refuge at Hermit Park Open Space, 8/17 & 18

 ·         Monday, August 12 at 10:00 a.m. “Tiny Trekkers” Join Larimer County Naturalists for a program designed for your toddler and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland, off of Hwy. 34, will be a morning filled with crafts, stories and fun facts! A parent or guardian must accompany the child for this hour-long program. After the program, feel free to explore the open space with your child! Program is free. No registration required. Please direct questions to Heather at (970) 679-4489.

 
·         Saturday, August 17 & Sunday, August 18 “WolfWood”  The wolves of WolfWood Refuge from Southwest Colorado will be at the Hermit Park Open Space Group Pavilion for two days of up-close-and-personal interaction with wolf ambassadors. Two programs will be held each day at 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. The wolves will also be available to visit between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. when educational programs are not taking place. No dogs please. Program is free, but a $6/vehicle entrance permit required. No registration required. Please direct questions to Heather at (970) 679-4489.
 
·         Wednesday, August 21 “Nature Notes Club” Join the Nature Notes Club for its regular August meeting. You’ll get the chance to interact with nature while expressing your artistic side through journaling, photography, painting and any other creative means you’d like to explore. This program will be stationary with some easy walking. Approximately 3-hour program. Please dress appropriately for the weather, and bring along all of your journaling supplies. Nature Notes meetings are typically held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. Program is free, but registration is required. Contact Heather at (970) 679-4489 for more details, such as time and location and to sign up.
 
·         Monday, August 26 at 10:00 a.m. “Tiny Trekkers” Join Larimer County Naturalists for a program designed for your toddler and you. This program at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland, off of Hwy. 34, will be a morning filled with crafts, stories and fun facts! A parent or guardian must accompany the child for this hour-long program. After the program, feel free to explore the open space with your child! Program is free. No registration required. Please direct questions to Heather at (970) 679-4489.
 
·         Saturday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m. “Messages in Stone at Devil's Backbone” Take a short hike with Naturalist Ed through millions of years of geologic history visible in and near Devils Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off Hwy. 34. Learn key geologic ideas and how they help reveal the stories in the rocks of this prominent landmark. The hike will be about 90 minutes and about 1 mile in length. Hike rating: easy. Meet at the shelter on the south side of the parking lot. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to www.larimer.org/NRregistration to sign up. Direct questions to Heather at (970) 679-4489.
 
To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces,
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