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Patches the cow grazes in a pasture at Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site during the ranch's opening day June 4. The ranch has added a second cow this year, and a short time after this photo was taken, Patches got a chance to meet her. See article. (Photo posted 6/9/14.)
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Garden of the Gods
Bat Walks offered at GoG Visitor Center Tuesdays through Aug. 26 (posted 6/15/14)

Hundreds of cyclists expected again for 20th annual Starlight Spectacular (posted 5/29/14)

New president of Friends of Garden of the Gods lists group's accomplishments (posted 5/29/14)

Garden's 'hardhat' Visitor Center offering a few summer programs (posted 5/29/14)

Volunteers sought for RMFI's remaining spring workdays in the Garden (posted 5/20/14)

GoG Visitor Center opening daily again; renovations continue (posted 5/12/14)

Record-number 233 volunteers for Garden cleanup at Earth Day event (posted 4/22/14)

Earth Day April 19: Big tent for Visitor Center; tree dedication at Rock Ledge (posted 4/13/14)


Red Rock Canyon
Red Rock Canyon geology talk fills up the same day it's announced (posted 7/23/14)

Weeds in Red Rock Canyon subject of July 17 presentation (posted 7/14/14)

Rock weathering talk/walk at Red Rock Canyon June 6 (posted 5/29/14)

New officers for Red Rock Canyon Friends - Dombach president (posted 5/27/14)

First talk May 21 in Friends of Red Rock Canyon Educational Series (posted 5/14/14)

Board nominations welcome at annual Friends of Red Rock Canyon meeting (posted 5/6/14)

'Alternative' trail near original in Section 16 above Gold Camp Road (posted 4/10/14)

City Parks: Planned RRC pond outlet pipe (now on hold) wouldn't have worsened city flooding last summer (posted 4/1/14)


Rock Ledge Ranch
Fiddles, Vittles & Vino, July 27 - photos (posted 7/28/14)

Renowned musician David Grisman headlines 10th annual Fiddles, Vittles & Vino (posted 7/19/14)

Rock Ledge Ranch's annual Independence Day event July 4 (posted 6/30/14)

Rock Ledge Ranch: A new cow, but Patches won't have to mooove (posted 6/8/14)

Season starts June 4 for Rock Ledge Ranch; 'Homespun Fun' June 7 (posted 5/29/14)

Earth Day April 19: Big tent for Visitor Center; tree dedication at Rock Ledge (posted 4/13/14)


City/County Parks
Good summer for Thursday blues nights in Bancroft - final show Aug. 7 (posted 7/30/14))

Amid Bear Creek fish controversy, county considers taking over Jones Park (posted 7/4/14))

Thursday-night blues shows in Bancroft Park through Aug. 7 (posted 6/16/14))

Farmers Market back in Bancroft Park on summer Saturdays (posted 6/2/14))

Free summer concerts on Westside organized by county, PPJASS (posted 5/30/14)

Bicycle Carnival May 31 at Bear Creek Park (posted 5/28/14)

Friends of Sondermann Park holding first workday May 17 (posted 5/14/14)

County surveying citizens about Bear Creek Regional Park (posted 5/6/14)

Replacement backstop coming for Thorndale Park (posted 5/2/14)

County, volunteers to 'tackle the trash' April 26 (posted 4/17/14)

Plots available at Bear Creek Park's organic garden (posted 3/31/14; 4/2/14)


Trails
Forest Service to temporarily reopen several trails in Bear Creek study area (posted 6/11/14)

Completion in sight for Intemann Trail; volunteers needed for workdays (posted 5/6/14)

'Alternative' trail near original in Section 16 above Gold Camp Road (posted 4/10/14)


Bear Creek Nature Center
Volunteer program leaders sought for nature centers (posted 1/26/14)


Norris-Penrose Event Center
Norris-Penrose hosts rodeos July 5 and 9-12 (posted 7/1/14)

Range Ride passes through Westside again early June 18 (posted 6/15/14)


General
Master gardeners to help self-guided tour of 7 Westside plots Aug. 2-3 (posted 7/24/14)


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