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Below are the events for 2017.  Events from past years can be found here:

 

2017 Events

 


NCA Annual Meeting

April 19, 2016 @ 7pm
Left Hand Grange
195 Second Ave, Niwot, CO  80544

Thank you to all that attended the NCA Annual meeting.  Below is the set of slides used during the meeting and a few photos.

NCA 2017 Annual Meeting Presentation Slides

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Restoration of historic buildings and Niwot trails

Sponsored by the Niwot Historical Society and the NCA

Wednesday May 17 at 7:00pm
Left Hand Grange Hall
195 Second Ave., Niwot, CO

 

The NCA thanks Pascale Fried for her presentation of Boulder County Parks and Open Space restoration work. Those in attendance were given a history of just some of the projects being worked on.

Thanks also to the Niwot Historical Society for organizing and allowing the NCA to co-sponsor the event.

 


Niwot Clean Up Day

Sponsored by the NCA

Saturday May 20
Niwot High School

 

The snow storm that preceded this year’s Niwot Clean Up Day not only made organizers a little nervous, but also downed many tree limbs that ended up in our roll away dumpsters.  At Niwot High School the sun was shining and the temperatures remained cool which made for perfect conditions for our community to come out and get rid of debris and yard waste.

In total 14 roll away dumpsters were filled, evenly split between trash and yard waste.  With help from the NHS boys baseball team and Boy Scouts from local Troop 161 hundreds of carloads were unloaded, transferred to dumpsters, and stomped flat to make room for the next load.  A special thank you to Tom Sesnic (NCA Area #4 representative) for spearheading this year’s event and making it so successful.

The Numbers

 

Item Amount
Trash 7 dumpsters
22,400 lbs.
Yard Waste 7 dumpsters
Scrap Metal 1 dumpster
5,980 lbs.
Electronics 2,084 lbs.
Paint 4 gayloards
3,1154 lbs.


Niwot Open Space Tour

Saturday June 24

 

Sue Hirschfeld, a retired geologist and Boulder County Volunteer Naturalist, conducted an informative guided tour of the Foxhill Sandstone formation that is exposed on the Hillside Estates Open Space in Niwot. This exposure of the Fox Hills sandstone, on which Sue has been conducting research, is a very special area geologically and botanically, containing both fossils from when this area was a shallow sea and, presently, several rare or endangered species. Some of the highlights include shark’s teeth, ophiomorphas, miner bees, and rare lichens.

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