Celebration Event for Centerra’s Certification as a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation

September 13, 2018

LOVELAND, Colo. – Centerra, the 3,000‐acre master‐planned community located in Loveland, and the High Plains Environmental Center are celebrating the community’s official designation as Colorado’s first Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).  The community designation celebration will occur on September 20, 2018, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. To coincide with the event, …

Centerra Announces Certification as a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation

August 22, 2018

LOVELAND, Colo. – Centerra has officially been designated as Colorado’s first Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Centerra joins a select group of communities across the nation to share in this honor. A Community Wildlife Habitat project creates multiple habitat areas in backyards, schoolyards, corporate properties, community gardens, parkland and other spaces. …

Sit Back, Relax and Enjoy the Show – Loveland Movie Theater Edition

July 10, 2018

Northern Colorado is known as an outdoorsman’s paradise. Hiking, biking, fishing and kayaking are just a few of the activities that residents and visitors of Loveland, Colorado can take advantage of. While this area has a reputation of outdoor exploration, there is plenty to do for residents that want to switch it up and spend …

Downtown Loveland: Everything You Love at Your Fingertips

Nearly 140 years ago, the City of Loveland was established with a population of 250 people and recognized for being a shipping hub for agriculture and industrial industries due to its location next to the railroad. Hop forward in time to 2018 where downtown Loveland, Colorado is now a world‑renowned art mecca, dining hub, shopping …

May Fun; Loveland and Beyond

May 5, 2017

As the temperature rises so does the number of things to do throughout Colorado. The Lakes offers easy access to fun and entertainment in Loveland and beyond, so we’ve compiled the must‑attend events and activities throughout the region in May. Cinco de Mayo Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in downtown Fort Collins at the Northern Colorado …

An Award-Winning Lake Club

February 28, 2017

We’ve won the Platinum Award for Community Facility from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Best in American Living Awards. In other words, our Lake Club community center is award‑winning! A big thank you to our architect and design partner DTJ Design for giving The Lakes at Centerra residents a community center they love! …

The Lakes at Centerra’s Lake Club Honored with NAHB Recognition

January 25, 2017

McWHINNEY, the master developer of Centerra and The Lakes at Centerra, along with its architect and design partner DTJ DESIGN (DTJ) based in Boulder, is pleased to announce that the Lake Club at The Lakes at Centerra recently won the Platinum Award for Community Facility from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Best in …

Upcoming Events

National Wildlife Federation Community Wildlife Habitat Celebration

Join us at the High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) on Thursday, September 20th from 4pm – 7pm to celebrate Centerra’s certification as the first Community Wildlife Habitat in the state of Colorado by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). This community event will include a native plant sale, bird banding, scavenger hunt, silent auction, trivia, tours of HPEC’s native landscapes, and a ceremony to honor the community residents who helped Centerra earn the certification by certifying their own gardens. The event will also feature a silent auction, live music, food trucks, an address by the Mayor of Loveland and a Ranger Rick photo booth! Don’t miss this fun and educational community event!

Halloween Hullabaloo

Saturday, October 27th, noon‑4pm

The Marketplace at Centerra

This annual spooktacular street festival will feature a wide variety of complimentary hands‑on and interactive activities for all ages. Trunk‑n‑treat returns to Fall River Drive courtesy of the Motorplex at Centerra. Complimentary goodies and candy available, while supplies last.

September Food Truck Roundup at Centerra

The September Food Truck Roundup is Thursday, September 20th. The Food Truck Roundup will take place in the center of the Rangeview campus (between 2725 Rocky Mountain Ave and 2915 Rocky Mountain Ave) from 11am until 2pm. Bring your appetite because we’ll have lots of yummy options. Visit for more information.

Farmers Market at Centerra

Centerra has partnered with Miller Farms of Platteville, CO to hold a bi‑monthly Farmers Market at the Rangeview Office Campus. Details for the Markets can be found at

Old Fashioned Corn Roast Festival

Friday, August 24, 5‑10pm and Saturday, August 25, 9am‑8pm

4th Street & Lincoln, Loveland 

This fun event includes the parade, corn shucking competition, corn eating contest and all the corn anyone could eat! More info at Corn Roast Festival.

Nature Journaling

Join Nancy Aley for a fun day of nature journaling. All ages and talents are welcomed. The nature walk will be playful, as you look for little or big interesting things beyond HPEC’s Visitors Center. You get to choose what you want to draw. Bring a sketchbook and drawing/paint materials in your day pack, Don’t forget water, hat, a snack and perhaps something small to sit on.

When: The third Saturday of the month at 10AM

Where: Meet at the HPEC Visitors Center

HPEC Monthly Bird Walks

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer every second Saturday from March – October at 8:00 am. Walking will be at a slow pace, approximately 2 miles on walking path. Bring binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The event will be cancelled in the event of severe weather or muddy conditions.

When: Saturdays at 8AM – March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 14, August 11, September 8, October 13

Where: Meet at HPEC 2698 Bluestem Willow Drive, Loveland CO.