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Colorado Beekeeper Associate Program

Colorado State University Extension presents Colorado Beekeeper Associate Program. This is a non-credit series of classes that will be taught by CSU Extension campus and county based faculty and beekeeping experts. Class information is focused toward the small scale, non-commercial or home beekeeper. Topics include the following: ·         Understanding bees, bee management, nucs and packages.…

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Events and Programs for September 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for September 2018 which includes: spiders, a bird count, volunteer training, grasshoppers and star gazing.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures: Itsy Bitsy Spider Thursday, September 6,…

County Finance Recognized for Budgeting

The El Paso County Financial Services Department has been recognized for the second year in a row by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for meeting its highest standards in government budget and financial reporting.   County Controller Nikki Simmons shared the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the 2018 Adopted Budget Book on Tuesday with…

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has just issued Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke until 4:00 p.m.

Wildfire Smoke Leads to Air Quality Health Advisory

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has just issued Air Quality Health Advisory for Southeastern Colorado until 4:00 p.m. because of the Wildfire Smoke. Affected Area:  southeastern Colorado, including  Elbert, El Paso, Lincoln, Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Pueblo, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero, Bent, Prowers, Las Animas, Baca, and eastern parts of Fremont and Huerfano Counties.  Locations and…