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News Release

April Guided Hikes and Programs on Larimer County Open Spaces

Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Mar 17, 2014

Contact Information:

Heather Young, Education Program Coordinator, (970) 619-4489

Guided Hikes and Events

·         Wednesdays, April 2 and 16 “Nature Notes Club Meeting” Join the Nature Notes Club for their regular April meetings. You’ll get the chance to journal, paint, photograph and more with this fun group of people. 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 held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. Contact Heather at (970) 619-4489 for more details, such as time and location.
·         Monday, April 7 at 10:00 a.m. “Tiny Trekkers” Join Larimer County Naturalists for a special 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. Please go to sign up. Please direct questions to Heather at (970) 619-4489.
·         Tuesday, April 22 at 6:00 p.m. “Bone up on your Backbone” Join naturalists Caroline and Jay for a nature hike designed to expose the secret world of Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. They’ll give you insight into human history and geology of this famous local landmark. Hike rating: Easy. Approximately 2 hour program. Please bring water for the trail and dress appropriately for the weather. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to to sign up. Please direct questions to Heather at (970) 619-4489. 
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