Campfire at Nix Farm- Antlered Animals | Friday, September 9 | 6:30-8 p.m. | Nix Farm | Registration Required
Spend a cozy evening by the campfire, complete with stories and s’mores! These programs are suitable for all ages. Antlered Animals - What are antlers made of anyway? And what are they for? Learn about our antlered animal friends and how their antlers help them to survive.
Wade the River | Saturday, September 10 | Session 1: 9-9:30 a.m. | Session 2: 9:45-10:15 a.m. | Lee Martinez Park| Registration Required
All ages are welcome! Use dip nets and collecting trays to discover what lives beneath the surface of the Cache la Poudre River. Biologists will be on hand to help identify your finds. All dip netting equipment is provided.
Skygazing | Saturday, September 17 | 7:30-10 p.m. | Soapstone Prairie
Enjoy a very special night to celebrate dark skies at Soapstone Prairie. Learn about the benefits of a dark sky for humans and wildlife. Then enjoy viewing through telescopes with members of the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society.
Bring on the Floods! | Wednesday, September 21 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Red Fox Meadows | Registration Required
In this program, we will take a closer look at what’s happening in the farm fields and how the City is restoring the surrounding land to support the community, wildlife, and local agriculture.
Walk the Gangplank | Saturday, September 24 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Soapstone Prairie | Registration Required
Soapstone contains the sediments shed off the relatively young Rocky Mountains that formed the High Plains. Although these were subsequently eroded to form the Platte River Valley, along the Cheyenne Divide at Soapstone they remained and formed the "Gangplank", a term used for the gentle slope up to the Laramie Mountains along which the Union Pacific Railroad was built west from Cheyenne.
Qui Gong in Nature | Sunday, September 25 | 2-4:30 p.m. | Gateway Natural Area | Registration Required
Take a short hike to a soothing spot in nature. Enjoy the natural areas and nourish yourself with Qi Gong. Beginners and experienced are welcome.
History Underfoot | Friday, September 30 | 2 - 4:30 p.m. | Arapaho Bend Natural Area | Registration Required
Discuss original homesteaders from Paleo-Indians to the Arapaho and Cheyenne bands that call the area home. Hear stories about Chief Friday, the Buss family, George Strauss, and the Sherwood Ranch.