Confirmation of pest near Berthoud is first in county

National and state experts have confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) – an invasive, highly destructive tree pest – near the Town of Berthoud, in Larimer County. 

Posted: 
Wed, Oct 02 - 10:26 am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources wrapped up restoration work at River Bluffs Open Space to make the river and its floodplain more resilient to flooding and ensure it provides healthy habitat for fish and wildlife.

Posted: 
Fri, Jul 12 - 11:57 am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Applications are now being accepted for Larimer County Department of Natural Resources’ Small Grants for Community Partnering program for the 2020 grant cycle.  Apply by Friday, Sept. 13, for a grant up to $3,000 per project.

Posted: 
Fri, Jul 12 - 02:51 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources will collect hygiene products for service members on Monday, May 27 in the parking lot of the department's Administrative Offices in honor of the valor of Army Spc. Gabriel Conde​​​​.

Posted: 
Wed, May 15 - 02:56 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

The gate system is located at the South Bay day use area and ramp at Horsetooth Reservoir. A similar system will be installed at the North Pines boat ramp at Carter Lake by April 15.

Posted: 
Mon, Apr 08 - 11:57 am
Department: 
Natural Resources

The start date for the boating season is dependent upon weather and ice on the reservoirs.

Posted: 
Thu, Mar 21 - 03:55 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County rangers and state wildlife officers have completed their assessment of mountain lion activity, but visitors should remember Horsetooth Mountain Open Space is a wild place. There's always a chance of encountering wildlife on the trail.

Posted: 
Wed, Feb 13 - 08:20 am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources is proud to announce $20,783 in grants to support eight community and neighborhood projects that help connect people to the land.

Posted: 
Mon, Feb 11 - 02:10 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County rangers will reassess the situation on Friday, Feb. 8 with Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers for a possible reopening.

Posted: 
Tue, Feb 05 - 12:55 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Daylan Figgs brings more than 28 years of experience in conservation and outdoor recreation to the position.

Posted: 
Wed, Jan 30 - 03:50 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Restoration work is needed to make the river and its floodplain more resilient during flooding and ensure it provides healthy habitat for fish and wildlife.

Posted: 
Tue, Jan 08 - 02:03 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Fees have been raised for daily permits, annual permits and camping to ensure Larimer County Natural Resources remains financially sustainable in the face of increasing visitation.

Posted: 
Fri, Dec 28 - 12:58 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Natural Resources staff will present the fee adjustments recommended by its Parks and Open Lands citizen advisory boards to the County commissioners, who will take public testimony at the hearing and possibly make final decisions on fees that would go into effect in 2019.

Posted: 
Tue, Dec 11 - 02:11 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Did you think you would grow up to be a park ranger? It's not too late! You can become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. Application deadline is January 30, 2019.

Posted: 
Mon, Dec 03 - 04:50 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources invites members of the public to offer their feedback on proposed adjustments to fees for Larimer County parks and open spaces, including a fee for the Devil's Backbone Trailhead.

Posted: 
Thu, Nov 08 - 11:12 am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources invites members of the public to offer their feedback on proposed adjustments to fees for Larimer County parks and open spaces, including a fee for the Devil's Backbone Trailhead.

Posted: 
Tue, Oct 30 - 09:52 am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources invites members of the public to offer their feedback on proposed adjustments to fees for Larimer County parks and open spaces, including a fee for the Devil's Backbone Trailhead.

Posted: 
Mon, Oct 15 - 12:54 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Natural Resources is selling two one-room cabins currently located at Hermit Park Open Space. Both cabins were built in the late 1970s. Bidding closes Oct. 18, 2018.

Posted: 
Tue, Oct 09 - 01:13 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Are you still collecting rubbings in Larimer County's open spaces passport? If so, then this fall is the time to get it done. Completed passports are due by Dec. 1, 2018.

Posted: 
Tue, Sep 25 - 12:28 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Earlier this month, Larimer County closed on the purchase of an 800-acre ranch within Red Mountain Open Space, conserving this key piece of land. 

Posted: 
Thu, Aug 23 - 01:37 pm
Department: 
Natural Resources