Public services available at Larimer County Natural Resources Administrative Offices west of Loveland will be temporarily relocated to the Ranger Operations Center at Carter Lake until spring of 2018.

Posted: 
Thu, 02/22/2018 - 11:30am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Do you want to inspire curiosity for nature in people of all ages? Do you love spending time outdoors? Join Larimer County Department of Natural Resources as a Volunteer Naturalist! Apply by Feb. 28. Training starts March 21.

Posted: 
Tue, 02/06/2018 - 1:38pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

On Jan. 10, Larimer County and the City of Fort Collins closed on the last in a series of land acquisitions south and west of Horsetooth Reservoir.

Posted: 
Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:35am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Please join us in celebrating the work of 2017 Visual Artist Larry Tucci at a reception on Feb. 20, where he will unveil his new painting, “A Proud Heritage - Red-tailed Hawk at Soderberg.”

Posted: 
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 1:06pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

In partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Larimer County is offering 23 special access hunting permits in 2018, which includes four bull elk, three cow elk, six buck deer and 10 doe pronghorn. Apply by Feb. 28.

Posted: 
Mon, 01/22/2018 - 9:16am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources anticipates another busy summer at its campgrounds and encourages people planning to camp at them to reserve their sites soon at www.larimercamping.com, or by calling (800) 397-7795.

Posted: 
Fri, 01/12/2018 - 2:10pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Artists of all ages, grab your paintbrushes, pencils and cameras and help inspire people’s appreciation of nature through your artwork. Applications are due Feb. 23.

Posted: 
Tue, 01/09/2018 - 10:22am
Department: 
Natural Resources

The last day the public may visit Hermit Park Open Space this year is Tuesday, Dec. 19. It closes annually during the winter months because of wintry weather conditions and protection of wintering range for big game animals.

Posted: 
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:36am
Department: 
Natural Resources

The Pleasant Valley Trail in Laporte will be closed Dec. 13-14 from Lions Open Space to the Cache la Poudre Schools to accommodate hazardous tree removal near the trail.

Posted: 
Mon, 12/11/2017 - 4:55pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Did you always want to be a park ranger? It's not too late! Become a Volunteer Ranger Assistant and help park, open space and natural area rangers accomplish much of their important work. Apply by Jan. 24, 2018.

Posted: 
Mon, 11/27/2017 - 3:29pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

The remaining hours of operation for boat ramps, weather and water levels permitting, are 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Nov. 24-26 and Nov. 30-Dec. 3.

Posted: 
Tue, 11/21/2017 - 3:33pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Red Mountain Open Space will be closed during the winter months because of winter weather conditions and the protection of wintering range for big game animals.

Posted: 
Mon, 11/20/2017 - 2:40pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

By using this new trail connection, people can go from the 35 miles of paved trails in Fort Collins' system to the 18 miles of trails in Loveland's system without hopping off their bikes or getting in a vehicle.

Posted: 
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 7:21am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Larimer County Department of Natural Resources is partnering with Fort Collins artist Larry Tucci to offer an “Outdoor Drawing Adventure” program on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Soderberg Trailhead at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space.

Posted: 
Wed, 11/01/2017 - 9:53am
Department: 
Natural Resources

On Wednesday, Nov. 1, hours of operation will change at the boat ramps at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake, going to a Thursday to Sunday schedule for the month of November.

Posted: 
Wed, 10/18/2017 - 1:56pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Now that it’s fall, Larimer County Department of Natural Resources encourages people to come out to Horsetooth and enjoy some of the best that the reservoir offers without the large crowds.

Posted: 
Thu, 10/05/2017 - 3:30pm
Department: 
Natural Resources

Volunteers are needed on October 24 to help clean up tree limbs, trash and other debris along the shore of Horsetooth Reservoir.

Posted: 
Wed, 10/04/2017 - 10:56am
Department: 
Natural Resources

On Sunday, Oct. 1, hours of operation will change at the boat ramps at Horsetooth Reservoir and Carter Lake, and more ramps will close for the season.

Posted: 
Wed, 09/20/2017 - 10:49am
Department: 
Natural Resources

The South Shore area of Carter Lake will be getting a facelift, resulting in a temporary closure to the campground, boat ramp and other facilities there.

Posted: 
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:56am
Department: 
Natural Resources

Due to low water levels, the Satanka boat ramp on the north side of Horsetooth Reservoir will be closed for the remainder of this year’s boating season.

Posted: 
Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:52am
Department: 
Natural Resources