Free April Activities
The weather is warming up and it is a great time to enjoy and learn about your natural areas!
Wildlife Birthday Party, Wednesday, April 2, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. Celebrate Fort Collins' 150th birthday with a wildlife themed party. Hike to the Pioneer Cabin at 10:30 a.m., bring a lunch. Free, no registration required, but you can get a reminder and updates at naturetracker.fcgov.com .
The Beauty of Birds, Thursday, April 3, 10-11 a.m. at Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area (formerly Regional Open Space). Join a Master Naturalist for fun activities about birds. Free, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED at naturetracker.fcgov.com
"Give a Yip" for Prairie Dogs, Friday, April 4, 10-11 a.m. at Pineridge Natural Area. Learn about the fascinating behavior of prairie dogs. Free, REGISTRATION REQUIRED at naturetracker.fcgov.com .
SkyGazing, Saturday, April 5, 7:30-10 p.m. at Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area. Join volunteers from the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society to view the spring skies with telescopes. No registration required. Check ncastro.org for weather updates.
View the Total Lunar Eclipse, Monday, April 14, 11:30 p.m. at Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area. Join Northern Colorado Astronomical Society volunteers to view the lunar eclipse (1:07-2:25 a.m.), free, no registration required, check ncastro.org for weather updates.
The Whole Eclipse, Saturday, April 19, 7:15-10 p.m. at Bobcat Ridge Natural Area. Learn about eclipses and when to see the next one. Free, REGISTRATION REQUIRED at naturetracker.fcgov.com
Tracks & Trails, the Natural Areas Department's booklet guide to free activities will be released in mid-May; activities start in June. Suscribers to this enewsletter will get a special edition of enews when Tracks & Trails is available!