El Paso County Parks Celebrate 50 Years

January 13, 2021– May 4, 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of El Paso County Parks when County residents approved the establishment of the park system. El Paso County Parks began as an answer to a community need to provide increased access to outdoor recreation opportunities and open spaces for citizens of all ages and backgrounds…

January Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

December 9, 2020 – The Fountain Creek Nature Center have announced their calendar of events for January. The classes and programs are listed below by location. ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ All programs require pre-registration. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, space is extremely limited and programs are subject to change. Please call the nature center or…

Nature Centers Events February 2020

El Paso County’s Fountain Creek Nature Center and Bear Creek Nature Center announce the events and activities for February 2020 which includes: rabbits, raccoons, birds, a scavenger hunts, and STEM & Snow. Fountain Creek Nature Center 320 Pepper Grass Lane, Fountain, CO 80817 719-520-6745, www.ElPasoCountyNatureCenters.com Nature Adventures: Rascally Rabbits Thursday, February 6, 10…

Bear Creek Nature Center to Celebrate New and Update Exhibits

The Bear Creek Nature Center will host a free celebration from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m., on Saturday, January 5, inviting the community to explore and experience the nature center’s new and updated exhibits. The celebration will include live music from the All In! Jazz Trio, Greenback Cutthroat Trout educational presentations from Colorado Parks and Wildlife,…