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Red Rock Canyon 'Talk and Walks' on invasive weeds July 27, paleontology July 28

      
The large pond at Red Rock Canyon Open Space was frozen last January, bringing unique (though unrecommended) hiking pleasure to park visitors.
Travers Jordan photo - special to the Westside Pioneer
The Friends of Red Rock Canyon group is offering free, educational “Talk and Walks” Wednesday, July 27 and Thursday, July 28.
       Each will be at the city-owned Red Rock Canyon Open Space, with a starting time of 5:30 p.m. An initial presentation will be followed by a guided walk related to the subject matter.
       July 27 - “Invasive Weed Talk and Walk,” by Jenine Ebersohl, volunteer with the El Paso County Community Services Department, Environmental Division - Forestry and Noxious Weeds.
       July 28 - “Geology Talk and Walk,” by Sharon Milito, paleontology researcher and author.
       Preregistration is necessary because of space limitations. For more information, including specific event locations, call David Valier at 685-4792 or e-mail friends@redrockcanyonopenspace.org.
       Working with Colorado Springs Parks, the Friends of Red Rock Canyon supports the open space through advocacy as well as maintenance projects.

Westside Pioneer/press release
(Posted 7/19/16; Outdoors: Red Rock Canyon)

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