Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board

The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Community Development Advisory Board. Applications for the open position are due by August19, 2019.    The Community Development Advisory Board is currently seeking one new member currently residing in and able to represent County Commissioner District 2.…

Take the Master Plan Survey

Whether you live in Southeast Colorado Springs, Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain, or anywhere else in the County, Planning and Community Development Executive Director Craig Dossey has one simple plea: Take Our Survey! “El Paso County is launching an initiative to develop a new County Master Plan,” said Dossey.  “A Master Plan has such a broad…

Nature Center Events and Programs for August 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for August 2019 which includes: frogs, crawdads, monarchs, moonlight hike, and a fundraiser.   Fountain Creek Nature Center                                                    320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Fountain Creek Nature Adventures:  Nature N’Art Thursday, August 1, 9:00-10:30…

Bat Tests Positive for Rabies

A bat was recently confirmed to have rabies, making it the 10th animal to test positive for the disease in El Paso County this year. Rabies is more common in the summer months, and El Paso County Public Health urges people to protect their pets and families by taking the precautions listed below. Rabies is…