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Red Mountain Geology

 05/15/2021  |  10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
  Red Mountain Open Space

Public Program - Mixed Ages

Explore the beauty of Red Mountain Open Space, located north of Fort Collins, as you learn about the geology of the area with Larimer County naturalists. See the unique geological formations that have been eroded by Box Elder Creek, and walk on the area's massive gypsum beds. Approximately 2.6-mile hike. Please dress appropriately for the weather and be prepared for possible flowing creek crossings. Your feet may get wet. Bring some sunscreen, water and lunch for eating on the trail. Program is free, but registration is required. Alternate weather date May 22nd, 2021

Minimum Participants: 4
Maximum Participants: 10

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Angela Borland
(970) 619-4489

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Herb S - Naturalist

Besides my love of earth science, I am an educational scriptwriter, VR photographer, videographer-editor and instructional designer. I specialize in geoscience education, local history, climate, energy, and water resources topics. I have been leading interpretive geology walks since becoming a Volunteer Naturalist in 2016. I recently retired from the Poudre School District to spend more time appreciating our amazing Northern Colorado landscapes.

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Kelly H - Naturalist Assistant