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Guided Hikes and Events
 
Wednesday, September 6, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. "Geology Hike at the Devil's Backbone" Join Larimer County naturalists to discover the geology of Devil's Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off Hwy. 34. Learn about this fascinating local landmark as well as the geology of the northern Front Range. Approximately 1.5-hour program: Hike rating: Easy. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring along some water. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to offero.larimer.org to sign up. Direct questions to Andy at (970) 619-4565.
 
Tuesday, September 12, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. "Tiny Trekkers" Join Larimer County naturalists for a program designed for your 2- to 5-year-old and you. This program at Devil's Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off 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, but registration is required. Please go to offero.larimer.org to sign up. Direct questions to Andy at (970) 619-4565.
 
Thursday, September 14, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. "Art of Nature / El Arte de la Naturaleza" Join local Berthoud watercolor artist Joyanna Rose Gittings to explore basic artistic techniques at Devil's Backbone Open Space, located west of Loveland off Hwy. 34. We will create an artwork on location inspired by the incredible surroundings. This program is offered bilingually in English and Spanish. Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring your own. Approximately 2-hour program. Hike rating: Easy. Please dress appropriately for the weather and bring along some water. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to offero.larimer.org to sign up. Direct questions to Andy at (970) 619-4565.
 
Saturday, September 16, 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. "Wonderful Wild Plants of the Devil's Backbone" Did you think there was nothing to see after Labor Day? Oh no! Join Kathy Keeler, a Wandering Botanist, to see what’s blooming at Devil's Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off Hwy. 34. Come see the late-bloomers, look at seeds and fruits, and hear folklore of the plants in northern Colorado's foothills. Approximately 2-hour program. Hike rating: Easy. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to offero.larimer.org to sign up. Direct questions to Andy at (970) 619-4565.
 
Saturday, September 23, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. "Stargazing with the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society" Join members of the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society (NCAS) for an up-close look at the night sky over the Rockies. Telescopes will be available for viewing stars, galaxies, planets and more. This open house-style program is located at the Devil's Backbone Open Space parking lot, located just west of Loveland off Hwy. 34. Dress warmly for evening temperatures and bring binoculars if you have them. For up-to-date weather information, visit the NCAS website at www.nocoastro.org. Program is free, but registration is required. Please go to offero.larimer.org to sign up. Direct questions to Andy at (970) 619-4565.
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Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 6:00pm
Contact Details:

Andy Grinstead, Education and Volunteer Programs Technician, (970) 619-4565

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