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News Release

Save the Date! The Northern Colorado Birding Fair is now the NoCo Nature Festival - Presented by Poudre Pet & Feed Supply

Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Jul 31, 2014

Contact Information:

Heather Young, Department of Natural Resources, (970) 619-4489

 Come spread your wings and branch out with a new festival that celebrates the unique nature of Northern Colorado. The Northern Colorado Birding Fair is getting a new name, a new location and a whole lot more pizzazz! The NoCo Nature Festival replaces the Birding Fair on Saturday, September 27, 2014.

NoCo Nature Festival
Saturday, September 27, 2014, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Nix Farm Natural Area
1745 Hoffman Mill Rd.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
Everyone is invited to a FREE day of fun and learning for the whole family that includes live animals, interactive activities, live music, food, vendors, presentations, giveaways, a nature costume contest and more! Free parking and shuttle available. Come join in on this nature-filled festival with the whole family!
“The ecology and wildlife of Larimer County is diverse and unique, unlike any other ecosystem in the world and deserves to be celebrated,” says Rob Novak, Community Relations Specialist with Larimer County Natural Resources.
Did you say free?  Entry to the NoCo Nature Festival is free for all thanks to sponsorships and local vendors who participate. To help keep the event free, donations from the visiting public will also be accepted.
Directions and more information:  The NoCo Nature Festival is at Nix Farm Natural Area, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd., in Fort Collins. Turn east on Poudre River Dr. off of Lemay between Riverside Ave. and Mulberry St. Then turn right on Hoffman Mill Rd. Contact Heather Young at Larimer County Natural Resources for more information, 970-679-4489 or hyoung@larimer.org.
Visit larimer.org/noconaturefestival for more information and event updates.
To learn more about Larimer County’s parks and open spaces, go to
For information about the City of Fort Collins Natural Areas,
go to www.fcgov.com/naturalareas
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