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El Paso County Nature Centers Named Tourism Superhero Team

October 19, 2021 – Visit Colorado Springs awarded El Paso County Nature Centers the Superhero Team Award during their annual Tourism Awards Celebration held October 14, 2021 at The Antlers, A Wyndham Hotel in downtown Colorado Springs. The Visit Colorado Springs Superhero Team Award recognizes an organization or business that went above and beyond in…

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Volunteer Needed for El Paso County Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee

October 14, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Road Impact Fee Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by October 29, 2021. The Committee was created by the El Paso County Planning and Community Development Department and the Department…

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November Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

October 13, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. Please call the nature center or check website for current status. CONTACT: Jessica Miller, Nature Center Supervisor, 719-520-6745, jessicamiller@elpasoco.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Fountain Creek Nature Center, 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745; www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com Nature Adventures: Batty Bats Thursday, November 4 and Friday, November…

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Bear Creek Nature Center October and November Events

October 12, 2021 – All programs require pre-registration. In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call nature center or check website for current status. Link to Program images https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1E5tjnVcqJwtp3H1BbnaoPBvSXik_-DFg?usp=sharing Boo! At Bear Creek! Friday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Traverse the trails at Bear Creek Nature Center, meeting creepy creatures…

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Fall Harvest Festival at Gold Hill Mesa to Benefit Bear Creek Nature Center

September 30, 2021 – Join us for a celebration of fall! Gold Hill Mesa’s tree lined streets and beautiful community center grounds will greet you with warm fall colors, while a live performance by High-country Traditional Bluegrass band Red Mountain Boys will provide a soundtrack to the changing seasons. The concert and festival will be held…

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Volunteers Needed For El Paso County Fair Advisory Board

September 24, 2021 – The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Fair Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by October 11, 2021. The Board of El Paso County Commissioners is currently seeking four Associate members. The El Paso County Fair…