The flowers are blooming in natural areas! Keep your eyes open for Nuttall's viola (at left), sand lily, wild parsley and chiming bells. See them in-person on a wildflower walk at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, May 7 or May 11. These are two of the 18 free programs offered at various natural areas in May! Some require registration. Tracks and Trails has details!>>>
Special- Not Listed in Tracks and Trails: Astronomy at Fossil Creek
Reservoir Regional Open Space- Join knowledgeable and friendly
volunteers from the
Northern Colorado Astronomical Society for a free evening of star gazing.
Friday, May 21, 8-10 p.m. No registration required. Details
Is It Happening? Program cancellations due to weather or other factors are posted at www.fcgov.com/naturalareas, please check here before you go.
The demonstration garden at Nix Natural Area/the Natural Areas Program offices showcases Colorado's native plants. Visitors will see beautiful grasses, flowers, shrubs and trees that require little water and are useful in attracting wildlife. Volunteer gardeners are needed to help maintain and enhance this extensive garden. Full job description here. Applications are being accepted now, use the on-line form, or print, fill in and send the pdf.
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