COLORADO SPRINGS - El Paso County Commissioners will vote this week whether to declare Thursday as Friends of the National Rifle Association Day . The resolution of appreciation is entirely symbolic.
"They're fabulous community partners," said commissioner Peggy Littleton, who doesn't mind people knowing that she carries a concealed... more »
In Pueblo people got out to do some good for the planet.
Several groups cleaned up at Lake Pueblo State Park. Parks and Rec put the project together, and different groups got to help out and win prizes. By the end of the three hour clean-up, they had collected several... more »
How about saving some money while helping our planet.
In honor of Earth Day, here's some energy tips.
Lighting consumes 15-percent of your home energy bill, so switching to energy efficient bulbs like LED or CFL lighting will save money.
Look for appliances and electronics that are marked... more »
Mountain Metropolitan Transit will be celebrating Earth Day by offering free rides on Colorado Springs local city buses, Friday, April 20th.
"Mountain Metropolitan Transit is dedicated to the idea that public transportation is a crucial part of the solution to our energy and environmental challenges," said Craig Blewitt, director... more »
In honor of Earth Day, volunteers are planting trees at Bear Creek Regional Park in El Paso County Thursday morning.
Six beautiful Autumn Purple Ash trees, pictured here, are being planted around a pavilion.
The El Paso Corporation and Colorado Parks and Recreation Association Foundation paid for the... more »
Heritage Elementary School students will celebrate a school-wide "Green Day" on Friday, April 30 from 8:10 to noon. Thanks to a $1,000 Sustainability Grant award from the Bechtel Corporation last fall, students and staff purchased hydroponic aerogardens for all classes to grow and harvest herbs, vegetables, and flowers. So much... more »
Pueblo Community College welcomes Earth Day with a new recycling effort with new bins at the Orman Campus.
These new bins will allow all PCC employees and students to recycle the following products in one bin:
• Aluminum food and beverage containers • Glass food and beverage containers (brown, clear... more »
Pueblo Zoo animals have been painting in anticipation of Earth Day. On April 24 and 25 visitors will be able to view and purchase art created by our resident animals and some talented zookeepers.
All proceeds from sales will go toward conservation programs. In addition to being able to... more »