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. 


Coming Soon!!!

Wednesday Walk & Talk

Learn from Colorado Master Gardeners in outdoor garden classrooms throughout the county. Wednesday mornings from May through September.

Spring Gardening Indoor Classes

Register online now for CSU Extension gardening and lawn care classes! Classes are held at the Extension office from 2:00 - 4:00 on Tuesdays and are repeated at the new Fountain Creek Nature Center on Thursday evenings from 6:30-8:30. Cost is only $10!!! Topics include:

  • Perennials and Bulbs – April 1 and repeated April 3
  • Basic Vegetable Gardening – April 8 and repeated April 10
  • The Science of Planting Trees plus The History of Trees in the Pikes Peak Region – April 15 and repeated April 17

Click here for more information or to register via US mail.

Firewise Landscaping

April 23 from 2:00 - 4:00 at Bear Creek Nature Center

April 30 from 2:00 - 4:00 at Monument Library Meeting Room.

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Kill-A-Watt Program Interested in saving energy? Learn how!

100 Years of CSU Extension