Author Archives: David Dubois

Development Director

Friends of Lory State Park – Development Director If you are interested in applying for this unpaid, volunteer position with the Friends’ Board of Directors, please visit: https://www.loryfriends.org/our-board/ to download an application form and return, with a resume to the Friends group. If you have questions, please send an email to loryspfriends@gmail.com to the attention […]

Friends of Lory State Park Get the Kids Outside Scholarship Grant Spring 2020 Application Period Now Open and Available Online

Bellvue, Colo. – The application period for the Spring 2020 Friends of Lory State Park Get the Kids Outside Scholarship Grant is open Feb. 20 through March 20, 2020 and is now available online! Non-profit organizations, especially public schools, that work with economically disadvantaged children are eligible to apply for these funds to cover transportation […]

First Day Trailriders

Several participants in the First Day Trail Ride at Lory State Park enjoyed post-ride treats, including hot beverages and muffins for riders and some oats and apple treats for the horses, provided by Friends of Lory State Park. PHOTO (L to R): “Classy” and owner, Dr. Jan Bright; “Buzz” and owner Suzie Barbour; “Paladin” and […]

Check Out a Colorado State Park Pass and Backpack at Your Local Library

The Friends of Lory State Park is reminding everyone to take advantage of the “Check Out State Parks” program at your local library to enjoy some amazing Fall adventures! This three-year old program is a partnership with the Colorado Department of Education, the State Library, local library systems, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife. It is […]

Friends of Lory State Park Receives Grant from Local Kiwanis Club

The Friends of Lory State Park has been presented with a $500 grant by the Fort Collins Eyeopeners Kiwanis Club.  The grant was designated to support the Friends’ “Get the Kids Outside” Environmental Education Scholarship Grants Program.  “The Eyeopeners Kiwanis Club has done outstanding work in our community,” said Rick Bunch, President of the Friends […]

Campsites Seeing an Increase in Bear Activity in Boulder, Clear Creek and Larimer Counties

Colorado Parks & Wildlife and the United States Forest Service have observed increasing human-bear issues on Roosevelt National Forest Service campgrounds and areas where people are dispersed camping in Boulder, Clear Creek, and Larimer Counties. Specifically, the increased reports of bears getting into improperly stored food in trees in Boulder County is coming from Lost Lake, Ceran […]