Volunteers Needed for El Paso County Park Fee Advisory Committee

January 4, 2021 – The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve on the El Paso County Park Fee Advisory Committee. Applications for the open position are due by February 5, 2021. The Park Fee Advisory Committee meets to establish fair and equitable annual park development fees in lieu…

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…

Public Requested to Review Jones Park Master Plan Draft and Survey

December 9, 2020 – El Paso County Parks is seeking public review and survey participation regarding the draft Jones Park Master Plan. Popular for multiple outdoor recreation pursuits and beautiful scenery, Jones Park is also home of the federally threatened Greenback Cutthroat Trout. Jones Park covers over 1,100 acres of land featuring beautiful stands of…

Widefield Community Park Construction Project Underway

October 8, 2020 – An El Paso County construction project is currently underway, which will require intermittent closures of the playground, surrounding sidewalks, and a portion of the main parking lot within Widefield Community Park. This project includes: Replacing the sidewalk from the main parking lot to the restroom Construction of two new pavilions near…

Colonel Nanette Brédé Mueller Named Veteran of the Year 2020

Thursday, September 10, 2020 – Today, El Paso County’s Veterans Service Office and the El Paso County Board of Commissioners announced Colonel Nanette Brédé Mueller as the Veteran of the Year at their annual ceremony. Colonel Nanette Brédé Mueller is a difference-maker. During her 29 years of distinguished military service in the U.S. Army and…