County Offices Will Be Closed Monday in Observance of Memorial Day

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and county affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU extension, the Pikes Peak Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Monday, May 25, in observance of Memorial…

County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Tuesday, February 4

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Combined Courts will open at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. The delayed opening includes El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes…

County Administrative Offices Will Be Closed January 20 for Martin Luther King Holiday

All El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices and affiliated agencies, including El Paso County Public Health, the Department of Human Services, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center, CSU Extension, the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the El Paso County Public Trustee will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020, in observance of the Martin Luther…

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.…

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…

Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden

Colorado State University Extension offers Soil and Compost: Foundation of a Successful Garden. Learn how to effectively manage and amend soils in Colorado to successfully grow plants. Drainage, compaction, water infiltration and water retention are all soil properties that can be improved with proper management. Adding quality compost is a key to enhancing positive soil…