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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)


Red Rock Canyon
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
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
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)


Trails
Report: 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
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)


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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