Historic Walking Tour: Trees at Glenmere
The Greeley Historic Preservation Commission invites the public to a tree and history tour of Glenmere Park at 6:30 p.m., Monday, July 12.
City of Greeley Historic Preservation Planner Elizabeth Kellums and Forestry Manager Shiloh Hatcher will lead the tour. The walking tour starts at the playground on the west end of the park, near 17th Avenue and Glenmere Boulevard.
Greeley has 48 parks and Glenmere is one of the oldest parks in town. It is also on the Greeley Historic Register, recognizing the park as significant to the city’s history. Its design and mature stand of trees promote a rich habitat with diverse reptiles, birds, and mammals that occupy the area, including several rare bird sightings. There are currently 404 trees in Glenmere Park and 88 different species.
This free event does not require reservations. City staff encourages participants to wear comfortable walking shoes and bring insect repellant and a water bottle.
For more information, please call 970-350-9222 or visit greeleygov.com/hp.
Jun 28, 2021