Garden of the Gods
Good crowd for first-ever Fossil Day at GoG Visitor Center; could become annual event (posted 10/7/15)

'Fossil Day' - new event at Garden of the Gods Visitor Center Oct. 10 (posted 10/7/15)

Renovations done, GoG Visitor Center brings back nature, history presentations (posted 6/23/15)

Starlight Spectacular cycle ride starts, finishes at GoG Visitor Center June 20 (posted 6/12/15)

Non-stop rains kept city from clearing out Camp Creek sediment basin (posted 5/14/15)

20th anniversary event for Garden of the Gods Visitor Center May 16 (posted 5/3/15)

Weather no deterrent for Earth Day at GoG Visitor Center, Rock Ledge Ranch (posted 4/24/15)

Earth Day celebrated April 18 at GoG Visitor Center, Rock Ledge Ranch (posted 4/6/15)

1st of 7 exhibits revealed at GoG Visitor Center; will be open to public May 16 (posted 3/1/15)

Possible record crowd at GoG Visitor Center's 10th annual Bighorn Day (posted 2/14/15)

10th annual Bighorn Day at Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center Feb. 14 (posted 2/3/15)

Red Rock Canyon
Two more volunteer workdays to finish flood fixes at Red Rock Canyon (posted 11/16/15)

'Talk and Walk' Sept. 16 on Red Rock Canyon's geologic history (posted 9/14/15)

Added trail workdays in September for flood damage in Red Rock Canyon (posted 8/26/15)

Friends of Red Rock Canyon Talk and Walks scheduled; preregistration necessary (posted 8/19/15)

Red Rock Canyon reopens, but volunteer workdays set for added flood repairs (posted 7/2/15)

Vandalism to trees on the rise at Red Rock Canyon (posted 4/29/15)

Annual meeting of Red Rock Friends at Westside Community Center April 13 (posted 4/4/15)

Rock Ledge Ranch
'Oink' event at Rock Ledge Ranch Nov. 14 offers insights to early settlers' lives (posted 11/2/15)

Free admission to Rock Ledge Ranch for annual Harvest Festival Oct. 3 (posted 9/28/15)

6th annual American Indian Powwow at Rock Ledge Ranch Sept. 26 (posted 9/21/15)

Greenhouse project fundraising goal of Folk Art Fest Sept. 18-20 (posted 9/12/15)

Photo essay: Action at the annual Rock Ledge Ranch Labor Day vintage baseball game (posted 9/7/15)

Annual Labor Day vintage baseball game at Rock Ledge Ranch Sept. 7 (posted 8/31/15)

Photo essay: 5th straight Fiddles & Vittles sellout (posted 7/27/15)

Rock Ledge hosts Theatreworks' 'Shakespeare at the Ranch' July 30-Aug. 22 (posted 7/22/15)

Four bands, food and drink in Fiddles, Vittles & Vino July 26 at Rock Ledge (posted 7/15/15)

Patches, solo cow at Rock Ledge Ranch for about 10 years, passes on (posted 7/11/15)

Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site 'Family Fourth' July 4 - photos (posted 7/4/15)

July 4 at Rock Ledge includes patriotic music, historical figures, old-time games (posted 6/29/15)

Shearing, sheepherding bring favorable season start for Rock Ledge Ranch (posted 6/14/15)

Recently installed windmill adds to Rock Ledge Ranch's historical style (posted 5/27/15)

Rock Ledge Ranch opening day June 3, 'Homespun Fun' June 6 (posted 5/26/15)

Earth Day celebrated April 18 at GoG Visitor Center, Rock Ledge Ranch (posted 4/6/15)

Celebration April 11 for ranch's early city leader, the late Gene Smith (posted 3/30/15)

City/County Parks
Maureen Tuttle takes over as president of Friends of Bear Creek Dog Park (posted 11/19/15)

Goats leave Bear Creek Park early; off-leash dog incidents main reason (posted 11/10/15)

Wyoming goats to chomp weeds around Bear Creek Garden through mid- November (posted 11/07/15)

Annual 'Ghouls & Stools' event to clean up Dog Park off 21st Street Oct. 31 (posted 10/25/15)

Volunteer leader steps down after helping Dog Park become 'world class' (posted 9/7/15)

Volunteers to pull noxious weeds requested for Bear Creek Park Aug. 1 (posted 7/24/15)

City upgrade project to close Section 16 Trailhead through early August (posted 7/3/15)

Archery camps offered through summer at Bear Creek Regional Park (posted 6/3/15)

Intemann, Palmer trails reopen in Section 16; rest of Red Rock Canyon still closed (posted 5/30/15)

Proposed Bear Creek equestrian skills course topic of public meeting May 27 (posted 5/18/15)

Volunteers requested in Bear Creek Park for county's 'Tackle the Trash' April 25 (posted 4/16/15)

Bear Creek Dog Park cleanup April 4; volunteers welcome (posted 3/25/15)

Free class on organic methods offered by Bear Creek Garden Association March 14 (posted 3/12/15)

County Parks public meeting March 11 to provide info on Westside-area doings (posted 2/24/15)

City builds 'shortcut' to Midland Trail from Highway 24 and 26th Street (posted 9/23/15)

Foothills Trail opens in Garden of the Gods after 3-month closure (posted 8/27/15)

Cimarron/I-25 work requires three-month detour for Bear Creek Trail's I-25 underpass (posted 8/20/15)

Bear Creek Nature Center
'Candelight' event, annual Bear Creek Nature Center fundraiser, Dec. 4 (posted 11/25/15)

Runners to dress as bears in 3-K 'theme' race to benefit Bear Creek Nature Center (posted 11/2/15)

'Nature Works' Art Show fundraiser at Bear Creek Nature Center Sept. 11-12 (posted 9/4/15)

Back to full staff, days of operation, Nature Center offers 'Happy Trails' event Aug. 14 (posted 8/5/15)

Fundraising in fall to bolster Ballot Issue 1A $ for Bear Creek Nature Center (posted 6/26/15)

Artists invited to submit works for Bear Creek Nature Center fundraiser show (posted 6/22/15)

Norris-Penrose Event Center
Working cowboys featured in Ride for the Brand Rodeo July 3 (posted 6/26/14)

RMFI seeks volunteers this fall for 9 more Garden workdays, 3 at Red Rock (posted 10/4/15)

County sponsors free hazardous waste drop-off near Citizens Service Center Oct. 3 (posted 9/29/15)

Volunteers requested for county-led Fountain Creek cleanup Sept. 26-Oct. 4 (posted 9/24/15)

Informational meeting Oct. 1 at Extension Office for prospective Master Gardeners (posted 9/22/15)

Fireworks legal in El Paso County (but not in city) (posted 6/24/15)

Volunteer workday to clean up and pull weeds at Mesa Wildlife Preserve June 27 (posted 6/23/15)

Rain, flooding force closures of Red Rock Canyon, Midland Trail segment (posted 5/20/15)

Volunteers needed for trail work, Garden preservation, Waldo Fire rehab (posted 3/31/15)

Volunteer training, orientation event at Catamount Institute April 1 (posted 3/27/15)

Westside home earns Rocky Mountain region 'Habitat Hero' selection (posted 2/13/15)

Fence removal turns 19th Street detention pond into open space (posted 2/3/15)

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