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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…

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Coordinated Election Ballots Sent to Military and Overseas Voters

September 21, 2021 – The Office of the Clerk and Recorder has sent 6,171 ballots for the Coordinated Election to voters classified under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). These voters with special circumstances include military and their dependents living out of state, and voters who reside out of the country. Holding…

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October Events at Bear Creek Nature Center

September 20, 2021 – El Paso County Releases October Events at Bear Creek Nature Center 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 Creek Week Cleanup Saturday, October 2, 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.…

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Bear Creek Dog Park Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

September 15, 2021 – Starting on October 4, El Paso County Community Services Department will temporarily close public access to Bear Creek Dog Park for maintenance. The scheduled maintenance will continue through October 10, 2021. During the closure, crews will be onsite for forestry maintenance, trail restoration, and continued drainage improvements including: Forestry – hazard…

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McLaughlin Road Paving Project begins Monday, September 20

September 14, 2021 – El Paso County Department of Public Works has contracted with Martin Marietta Materials for the 2021 Asphalt Paving Contract. Beginning September 20, the contractor will begin milling and paving operations on McLaughlin Road from Flower Road north through Tompkins Road. Lane closures are planned to be in place from September 20…