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.…

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.…

Nature Center Events and Programs for January 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for January 2019 which includes: a bird count, night photography, hikes, volunteer orientations and a celebration of the new exhibits at Bear Creek Nature Center.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745,…

Online Land Stewardship Program – Now Live

Colorado State University Extension – Online Land Stewardship Program is now live! Those who own, live on, and manage small-acreage properties are responsible for a variety of natural resources, including soil, water. air, plants and animals. It is important to manage these resources sustainably to ensure the land remains healthy, productive, ecologically diverse and preserved…

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.…