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Natural Areas

Contact Information

  •   Dept Head: John Stokes
  •   PO Box 580, Fort Collins, CO 80522-0580
  •   1745 Hoffman Mill Road
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
  •   bmF0dXJhbGFyZWFzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==
  •   970.416.2815
  •   8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F, except for holidays)

Natural Areas Newsletter

Natural Areas Plans, Policies and Permits

Master Plan

The Natural Areas Master Plan (4.5MB) and Master Plan Executive Summary, both created in 2014, update the Land Conservation and Stewardship Master Plan 2004 (1.7MB) which updated the 1992 Natural Areas Policy Plan (12.4MB)

Management Plans

Other Policies, Position Statements

Research and Survey Reports


A easement is required for any work on/access to the Citys Natural Areas.

Typical projects requiring easements or rights-of-way include but are not limited to streets, water, sewer, drainage, flood control, electric power, and telecommunications facilities.