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Hello Spring! We are excited to see green shoots and flowers popping up in our open spaces and botanical areas, the days are getting warmer, and daylight comes to us earlier in the morning, and stays with us later in the evening. We are inevitably drawn outdoors, to soak up the fresh breezes and stretch our legs on the trails along the shores of Equalizer Lake and Houts Reservoir. Don't forget these trail reminders when you head out to explore.

The health and safety of our community remains a priority. As lifestyle and fitness engagements return this season, please rest assure event managers are following necessary county guidelines and event protocols to ensure a safe and enjoyable event experience for all. We hope to see you soon!
What's Happening
Community Clean Up
Let's Celebrate Earth Day!
Spring Community Clean Up - April 24th
Help us sweep the natural areas around the Centerra community trails on Earth Day to pick up litter and beautify our landscape. Litter in our natural areas is threatening to wildlife and their habitats–with your help we can better control the safety and well-being of our certified wild community! Register here.
**There will be a scavenger hunt for kids and prizes, plus a food truck onsite from 11am-1pm.
Loveland Classic
Time To Hit The Trails!
Loveland Classic Community Run - May 1st
Enjoy a beautiful scenic run or walk around the Equalizer Lake and Houts Reservoir at Centerra. This annual 5k/10k (plus kids 1-Miler) fitness event celebrates and supports the local community, raising funds to support local Thompson Education Foundation and early childhood education in Loveland.
April Onion Plant
April's Native Plant Spotlight:
Allium cernuum / Nodding Onion
Bird Banding
HPEC Education Events

Congratulations to our friends at HPEC on celebrating 20 years of successfully restoring nature where we live, work and play, right here in Centerra. We are beyond grateful for their contributions to our open space, wetlands and helping to preserve our natural habitat. They continue to offer online and in person education events, activities, and workshops tailored for all ages, year round.

HPEC Annual Plant Sale is LIVE!
Over 100 varieties of beautiful Colorado native plants are now available for purchase and the great news is HPEC will stock ongoing replenishment so you can keep adding to your landscape year round. All proceeds go to support HPEC's ecology and horticulture programs. Start researching your options and begin shopping here.

Hurry and Reserve Your Community Garden Boxes
HPEC still has plenty of complimentary garden boxes left for residents to reserve. Deadline for new gardener registration is April 15th. Email

Monthly Bird Banding
Scheduled first Saturday of the month from 9-10 a.m. Join Scott Rashid with Colorado Avian Research & Rehabilitation Institute, outdoors to learn and witness why bird banding is so important - register here for the next community meet up.

Monarch Larva Monitoring Project
Volunteers are needed to search for monarch butterflies along the Front Range and become informed about conservation. Click here, to learn more and sign-up for a training in May.
Community Spotlight: Saving Lives!
UCHealth Blood Drive
Grateful Hearts. Donors Saving Lives.

We rallied the Centerra community last month and are grateful to our neighborhood heroes who showed up to support the Garth Englund Community Blood Drives hosted throughout Centerra in partnership with UCHealth. Thanks to the blood units collected, we were able to save over 50 lives!

Centerra also partnered with Loveland Girl Scout Troop #78546 by purchasing cookies to help them reach their fundraising goals which also allowed us to personally thank each blood donor for their contributions and treat them and the hardworking phlebotomists to a sweet treat and complimentary beer pint to a local brewery. Stay tuned, this won't be the last blood drive Centerra hosts!
Community Updates
COVID-19 Vaccination

Click on the following outlets to register for your COVID-19 vaccination:

Avenida Rendering
Avenida 55+ Community
Coming to Centerra

A resort-inspired apartment community for active adults age 55 and older is planned for Centerra. Click here, to read the announcement.
Sounds of Centerra
Returns in July

Reserve your Fridays in July to join us on Chapungu's Great Lawn from 7-9 p.m. when local musicians will entertain us in an open-air environment that allows us to safely gather and enjoy the beautiful Colorado summer nights.