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Natural Areas Department Offers Free Activities in November

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Everyone is invited to discover and celebrate your natural areas by skygazing or learning about Soapstone Prairie Natural Area! To learn more visit, call 970-416-2815 or email bmF0dXJhbGFyZWFzQGZjZ292LmNvbQ==

Skygazing Friday, November 8, 7:00-9:30 p.m., Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space. Learn about stars, constellations, planets, the moon and more by observing the skies with telescopes provided by the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society. Dress warmly and bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Meet in the parking lot. No registration required, but you can sign up for updates by visiting

Healthy Grasslands and Grazing Tuesday, November 12, 9:00-10:30 a.m., 215 North Mason Street, Community Room (use north entrance). Learn about how cattle grazing promotes healthy grasslands and supports wildlife at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area including an overview of the ranching history and current management. You'll hear from the Natural Area Department's grazing tenant, the Folsom Grazing Association and Natural Areas staff. Free, no registration required, but you can sign up for a reminder and updates at

Natural Areas Passport Now through November 15 Everyone is invited to celebrate 20 years of natural areas with the Passport to the Natural Areas. It is a checklist of natural areas to visit and free activities. Complete your passport for a prize and to be entered into a drawing for a backpack full of outdoor supplies. The free Passport brochure is available online at and in natural area trailhead brochure boxes.