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…

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…

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…