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…

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…

Nature Centers Events and Programs for July 2019

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for July 2019 which includes: photography, hikes, stories, trout, a tea party and a nature camp.   Fountain Creek Nature Center                                                    320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Fountain Creek Nature Adventures:  Forts & Fairies…

Events and Programs for June

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for June 2019 which includes: wolves, hikes, turtles, worms and a storytime.   Fountain Creek Nature Center                                                                              320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Fountain Creek Nature Center at Get Outdoors Day at Memorial Park…

Nature Center Events and Programs for May

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for May 2019 which includes: Fifth Annual Pikes Peak Birding and Nature Festival, wild food, arthropods and more birds.   Fountain Creek Nature Center                                                                              320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com   Fountain Creek Family Fun…