Hot off the press: New wildflower guide for Larimer County

Just in time for wildflower season, the “Wildflowers and Other Plants of the Larimer County Foothills Region” guide is here! This local field guide is geared toward the amateur and expert alike. Highlights include over 100 species of local wildflowers, grasses and woody plants, comparison pages of similar species, genus pages and a convenient size (4”x 6”).

Two programs will be held this week to discuss how best to use the guide and learn about plant families found in Northern Colorado. Guides will also be available for purchase for $15 at these events. Cash and checks accepted.

• Wednesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. “Wildflowers of Larimer County” Join the Friends of Larimer County Parks and Open Lands at the Harmony Library in Fort Collins as they explore plant families and discuss a brand new field guide, Wildflowers and Other Plants of the Larimer County Foothills Region. Approximately 1.5 hour program.

• Thursday, March 26 at 6 p.m. “Wildflowers of Larimer County” Join Larimer County Natural Resources and the Colorado Native Plant Society at the Loveland Museum as they explore plant families and discuss a brand new field guide, Wildflowers and Other Plants of the Larimer County Foothills Region. Approximately 1 hour program.

Guides are also available for purchase at the Larimer County Natural Resources Administrative Offices, 1800 S. County Rd. 31, Loveland, CO 80537. Visit our website for office hours and directions at http://larimer.org/naturalresources/contact.htm

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