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…

Public Works Hiring Event Sept. 7

El Paso County Department of Public Works is hiring for multiple positions including Maintenance Workers, Fleet Technicians and a Lead Body Maintenance Technician. Hiring for entry-level positions up to experienced technicians and CDL drivers. Full-Time positions available offering excellent benefits! Interviews will be taking place on-site and computers will be available for candidates to apply.…

Parks Testing for Blue-Green Algae

Taking a proactive step for the health of residents and pets, El Paso Parks gathered water samples from six bodies of water on Monday and sent the samples to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in Denver. “We are aware of other area ponds temporarily closing due to algae concerns,” said Brian…