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Events and Programs for April 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for April 2019 which includes: field trips, egg hunt, Zebulon Pike, birds, full moon hike and the Great American Cleanup.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Environmental Education School…

Letter Rip

LETTER RIP is April 27

El Paso County’s LETTER RIP provides the public with an opportunity to shred and destroy personal papers and documents that it doesn’t want to fall into the wrong hands and prevent identity theft. The County’s Community Services Department Environmental Division announced that registration is open for the drive-thru document shredding event that will take place…

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Clean Sweep Schedule Released for 2019

The El Paso County Community Services Department, Environmental Division will hold four Clean Sweep Household Hazardous Waste events in 2019. These events are free to all El Paso and Teller county residents for the recycling and proper disposal of residential household hazardous waste items, large TVs, mattresses, tires, etc. Registration is required for each of…

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Colorado State University Extension Trainings for March 2019

Colorado State University offers a variety of classes and hands-on workshops in El Paso County throughout the year. They range from consumer education in home gardening, food preservation, and food safety certifications.   Cottage Food Training Participants will learn safety guidelines and specifics for operating a small home-based cottage food business from a home kitchen.…