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Garden of the Gods
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)

Garden a feature in recent CSPAN 'Cities Tour' video about the Springs (posted 12/3/14)

Annual Full Moon Hike fundraiser at Garden of the Gods Dec. 5 (posted 12/1/14)

School choirs to perform at Garden of Gods Visitor Center Dec. 6 (posted 11/29/14)

Visitor Center reopens, but major renovations not quite done (posted 11/14/14)


Red Rock Canyon
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)

Don Ellis speaks on Red Rock Canyon at Pikes Peak Posse Feb. 9 (posted 1/28/15)


Rock Ledge Ranch
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)

Horse that helped pull Rock Ledge wagon for 17 years passes on (posted 1/22/15)

Rock Ledge Ranch one of 7 places in city to recycle Christmas trees (posted 12/28/14)

In memoriam: Gene Smith, father of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site (posted 12/10/14)

1800s-style Christmas in 'Holiday Evening' event Dec. 13 (posted 12/3/14)

Hog processing featured in annual 'Oink' event Nov. 15 (posted 11/4/14)


City/County Parks
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)

Conservation easement, master plan update for Bear Creek Regional Park (posted 12/23/14)

'Unsilent Night' open to participants with music devices Dec. 20 at Bancroft Park (posted 12/14/14)


Bear Creek Nature Center
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)

Training offered to become Bear Creek Nature Center interpretive volunteer (posted 1/16/15)

Bear Creek by Candelight, a Nature Center fundraiser, Dec. 5 (posted 11/25/14)


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


General
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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