2021 Great American Cleanup to be Held Saturday, April 24

April 1, 2021 – The Great American Cleanup is Saturday, April 24, 2021. Volunteers can select from 20 different locations within the Pikes Peak Region. To volunteer, please register at www.gacppp.com. Designed to aesthetically improve our environment, creating cleaner parks, streetscapes, and public spaces, the Great American Cleanup initiative promotes community unity and beautification across…

April Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

March 29, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for April. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is 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 check…

El Paso County Offices and Affiliated Agencies Two-Hour Delay on Monday, March 15 Due to Inclement Weather

March 14, 2021 – El Paso County administrative, elected administrative offices, and affiliated agencies will have a two-hour delayed schedule on Monday, March 15, due to inclement weather and hazardous driving conditions in El Paso County. El Paso County offices will open at 10:00 am. The delayed opening applies to non-mission essential personnel. The…

El Paso County, Recreation Services Events for March-April

March 1, 2021 – El Paso County Recreation Services announces events for March through April, 2021. All programs require pre-registration. To register, visit: www.elpasocountynaturecenters.com In light of Covid19, programs are subject to cancellation. Please call for current status. El Paso Pacers Thursday, March 18, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Participating in a walking…

CSU Extension Announces Calendar of Events for March

February 26, 2021 – Colorado State University Extension El Paso County announces their calendar of events for February. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is required at https://www.eventbrite.com/o/colorado-state-university-extension-el-paso-county-3307878188 All programs require pre-registration and online. Home Food Preservation: Water Bath Canning From preserving your garden harvest to putting up locally purchased…

March Fountain Creek Nature Center Programming Released

February 17, 2021 – Fountain Creek Nature Center announces their calendar of events for March. The classes and programs are listed below by date. ONLINE REGISTRATION is 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…

Partners in the Park Recognized for Support

February 10, 2021 – El Paso County Park staff highlighted the support provided by the 2020 Partners in the Park at the Park Advisory Board meeting on February 10. The Partners in the Park program was created in 2009 to provide financial support for a respective County park, trail, or nature center. Since 2009, this…

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…

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…