Larimer County Department of Natural Resources Releases 2011 Annual Report to the Citizens of Larimer County
Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: May 30, 2012
Gary Buffington, Director, Department of Natural Resources, (970) 679-4560, email@example.com
Today, the Larimer County Department of Natural Resources released its 2011 Annual Report, a reporting commitment to Larimer County citizens through the Help Preserve Open Spaces Sales Tax.
· Help Preserve Open Spaces Sales and Use Tax Collected and Distributed: Almost $132 million in Help Preserve Open Spaces sales and use tax revenue has been collected countywide since 1996, to protect open space, wildlife habitat, natural areas, agricultural land, and develop recreational facilities. Of the total, over $76 million has been distributed to the cities and towns within the county and about $55 million to Larimer County.
· Partnerships in 2011: Heron Lakes Open Space and Sylvan Dale Ranch Cedar Creek Conservation Easement acquisition partnerships - details disclosed!
· It’s in Your Backyard!
A lot happened in the backyard in 2011: from marathons, races and special events; to yoga on the beach at Horsetooth Reservoir County Park; to the county-wide Plug in to Nature study; to prescribed burns at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space; to hunting at Red Mountain Open Space; to a new Visitor Services building at Carter Lake County Park
Citizens can view the report online at www.larimer.org/naturalresources
or pick up a copy at the Department of Natural Resources Administrative Office at 1800 South County Road 31, Loveland, or at the Board of County Commissioner’s Office at 200 West Oak, Fort Collins.
To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces,
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