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NoCo Nature Festival - Presented by Poudre Pet & Feed Supply, September 21, 2013

Department: Natural Resources
Release Date: Aug 23, 2013

Contact Information:

Heather Young, Department of Natural Resources, (970) 679-4489,

Photo: Jeff Andersen

 Come spread your wings and branch out with a new festival that celebrates the unique nature of Northern Colorado. The Northern Colorado Birding Fair is getting a new name, a new date and a whole lot more pizzazz! The NoCo Nature Festival replaces the Birding Fair on Saturday, September 21, 2013.

NoCo Nature Festival
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space
Everyone is invited to a FREE day of fun and learning for the whole family that includes live animals, interactive activities, live music, food, presentations, giveaways, a nature costume contest, vendors, a silent auction with REI tent and more! Free parking and shuttle available. Come join in on this nature-filled festival with the whole family! Some of this year’s highlights include presentations by WOLF,The Snake Conservancy, and Nature’s Educators – they’ll be bringing live critters!
Did you say free?  Entry to the NoCo Nature Festival is free for all thanks to sponsorships and local vendors who participate. To help keep the event free, donations from the visiting public will also be accepted.
Directions and more information:  The NoCo Nature Festival is at Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space, managed by the City of Fort Collins, on Carpenter Road, 1-mile west of the I-25/Hwy 392 Windsor exit. Contact Heather Young at Larimer County Natural Resources for more information, 970-679-4489 or
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