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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.…

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Events and Programs for February 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for February 2019 which includes: snowshoeing, photography workshop, kids’ night hike and much more.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures: Backbone Bonanza Thursday, February 7, 10-11:30 a.m.…

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Events and Programs for December 2018

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for December 2018 which includes: a bird count, candlelight walk, wagon rides, and a hike with Santa.   Fountain Creek Nature Center                                                    320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures: December Doves Thursday, Dec.…

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Events and Programs for October

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for October 2018 which includes: ducks, gnomes, Webelos Scouts, Harvest Festival, pumpkin carving and annual Jack-O-Lantern trail.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures: Sensational Seeds Thursday, Oct.…

Video: Update on Community Effort to Reduce Teen Suicides

The County Commissioners received some encouraging news indicating that a community wide collaborative effort to reduce teen suicides is starting to make a difference. Commissioners have recognized September as National Suicide Prevention Month.   Commissioner Peggy Littleton, who also serves as member of the Board of Health, requested the update. Over the past five years…

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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.…