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…

Nature Centers Event for May

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for May 2018 which includes: Pikes Peak Birding & Nature Festival, Family Day, bears, yoga and turtles.   Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Nature Adventures: Playful Prairie Dogs May…