Nature Center Events and Programs for October 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for October 2019 which includes: Creek Week Cleanup, owls, Harvest Festival, pumpkin carving, and a Jack-O-Lantern trail. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: Outstanding Owls…

Lowderman Appointed Public Trustee

El Paso County Treasurer Mark Lowderman has been appointed as the County’s Public Trustee by Colorado Governor Jared Polis. As Public Trustee, Treasurer Lowderman will oversee an operation that serves County residents by protecting those who have borrowed money to buy property, as well as lienholders and lenders. Treasurer Lowderman’s appointment became necessary because the…

Marksheffel-Meadowbrook Intersection Project

El Paso County Department of Public Works will begin intersection improvements at the Marksheffel Road and Meadowbrook Parkway intersection on Monday, Sept. 9. Work will consist of installing new traffic signals at the intersection, adding turn lanes on Meadowbrook Parkway, pedestrian improvements, and some minor drainage modifications. Marksheffel Road will remain open to traffic during…

Nature Center Events and Programs for September 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for September 2019 which includes: birds, bears, bugs, and Creek Week. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Fountain Creek Nature Adventures: “Treemendous” Trees September 5, 9-10:30 a.m. Children ages…

Colorado Secures Bid for the Thirteenth “Americas Competitiveness Exchange”

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) and Economic Development Administration (EDA), in coordination with the U.S. Department of State and the Organization of American States (OAS), officially selected Colorado to host the 13th Americas Competitiveness Exchange (ACE) on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Serving as the lead applicant, Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation (Jeffco…