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Events and Programs for July 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for July 2018 which includes: puppets, dragonflies, firefly hike, nature camp, a creek walk, and Black Forest Fire hike. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Firefly Celebration & Night…

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Heat and Drought Force Reduction in Gravel Road Maintenance

When the temperature soared to a record-high of 98 degrees last Wednesday, the El Paso County Highway Division re-evaluated grading operations on rural roads. It was determined that dry conditions had reduced the road graders’ effectiveness to smooth out the bumps on gravel roads and even when grading operations appeared to be working, improvements to…

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Register for July Business Courses

Looking for a way to boost your own knowledge while helping your business? The Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is offering the following workshops in July: Thursday, July 05, 2018 Boot Camp: Steps to Owning Your Business Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM Mountain Location: Pikes Peak SBDC, 559 East Pikes Peak…

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Farming and Ranching Tax Information for Drought Conditions

Drought conditions impact farmers and ranchers. Often times, weather related decisions alter production decisions including purchasing feed, selling cows or changing production schemes. These decisions can have financial and tax implications. Colorado State University has tax information available to farmers and ranchers to assist in decision making under stressful conditions. It is important that producers…