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…

Ute Pass Trail Phase 1 Begins Sept. 9

El Paso County Community Services Department will begin trail/sidewalk construction on Chipita Park Road from Ute Pass Elementary School to Winnemucca Road, approximately 0.6 miles, on Monday, Sept. 9. Work will generally consist of placing new concrete curb and gutter, sidewalk, roadway asphalt patching and ADA pedestrian ramps along the southern edge of Chipita Park…

Pumpkin Carving Party & Jack-O-Lantern Trail

Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Peppergrass Lane, Fountain, CO, 80817 Pumpkin Carving Party Saturday, October 26, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Carve pumpkins to leave for the lighted trail at the Jack-o-Lantern event. Pre-scooped pumpkins, patterns and carving tools provided. Return at night to experience the lighted trail (separate fee). Pumpkins may be retrieved after…

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…