Colorado State University Extension

Colorado State University Extension in El Paso County is the bridge between the research-based knowledge developed on the campus of Colorado State University and local citizens.

Seed Starting Workshop

Take home newly planted seeds!

Seedling growing in starter tray

Tuesday, March 17

Energy Panel Discussion

 Colorado State University Extension and the Southeast Colorado Renewable Energy Society (SECRES) will be co-hosting a panel discussion entitled “Municipal Electric Utilities: What Does the Future Hold” to identify the opportunities and challenges for municipal utilities in clean and renewable electricity. The discussion will be held at the El Paso County Extension Office - 17 N. Spruce St. in Colorado Springs – on Thursday May 7 from 6-8pm.

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Spring Gardening Classes

Spring Gardening Classes Flyer

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Full Day Horticulture Classes

Classes remaining are listed below. Classes are held from 9:00-4:00 at the Extension Office, 17 N. Spruce Street. Cost per class: $65. click here for more information.

Mar. 12: Turf Weed Management
Mar. 19: The Science of Planting Trees and Care of Woody Plants
Mar. 26: Noxious Weeds: 1/2 day morning class

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Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. If you have a disability for which you seek an accommodation, please call 520-7690 at least five days prior to the class.


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