The Crystal Fire: Let’s Get Growing event to be held May 12

Professional foresters will be on hand to help kids plant trees, answer questions about growing trees and give tips on preparing for emergencies at The Crystal Fire: Let’s Get Growing event on Saturday, May 12 starting at 9 a.m. at 1758 Wildsong Road, west of Horsetooth Reservoir.

Deb and Dennis Pedersen, whose home was destroyed during the Crystal Fire last April, and their Moody Park neighbors are hosting a celebration to thank the community for its generosity and support after the devastating fire.

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In addition to tree planting, there will be a variety of educational activities for kids of all ages.

Volunteers from the following organizations will be on hand:

· Colorado State Forest Service
· Society of American Foresters
· Larimer County Tree Farmers
· Project Learning Tree
· Colorado Division of Wildlife
· United States Forest Service
· Larimer County Emergency Services
· Rist Canyon Volunteer Fire Department

This is the perfect opportunity for you to get to know the experts and let them get to know you!