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What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com 2s and 3s Outdoors: Modest Mouse- Thursday, Nov. 8, 9-10:15 a.m. Explore nature with your 2 or 3...

 
 By Doug Harling    Outdoors    November 7, 2018 

Don't Throw the Pumpkins Out

Don't throw the pumpkins out! Pumpkins are good for much more than just pies and Jack-o'-lanterns! This is pumpkin season. People use them for decorations, pies, muffins and other treats. Even if you...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com Nature Adventures: Woody Woodpeckers- Thursday, Nov. 1, 9-10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6, with an adult,...

 

Three-Day Dog Agility Competition Held in Fountain

Members of the All Colorado Agility Team (ACAT) based out of Pueblo recently hosted a three-day dog trial at Aga Park in Fountain. The trial was sanctioned by the USDAA United States Dog Agility...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

OCT. ACTIVITIES See page 11 Pumpkin Carving Party Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Carve a pumpkin to leave at the nature center to help line the nature trail for the evening Jack-o-Lantern event. Pre-scooped pumpkins, patterns, and carving tools...

 

Birds of El Paso County

Fall migration is winding down. You may get lucky and find a few last minute travelers. We are lucky to be the migration destination for very beautiful raptors. Today, I'd like to talk about a couple...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com October Activities pumpkin Carving Party Saturday, Oct. 27, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Carve a pumpkin to leave...

 

Birds of El Paso County

They are back! Well It’s Blue Jay time again. Not that they really leave us during the summer, they just stay much more secluded. Blue Jays will stay in nesting and breeding areas most of the year...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com 2s and 3s Outdoors: Dawdling Ducks Thursday, Oct. 11, 9-10:15 a.m. Explore nature with your 2 or 3...

 

Black-capped chickadees

Well, surely we have all seen these little cuties while we were out walking on the trails or sitting in the park. Black-capped chickadees are part of the Tit family of birds and it is the state bird...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

October Activities ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Nature Adventures: Sensational Seeds Thursday, Oct. 4, 9-10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy hands-on activities, puppet sh...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Creek Week...

 

Birds of El Paso County

Yellow-headed blackbird Just when you thought blackbirds were kind of dull and plain looking, along comes the Yellow-headed blackbird to change all of that. I first saw Yellow-headed blackbirds when...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Raptor I.D....

 

Long-eared Owls

Long-eared Owls are not as easy to find as the Great Horned Owls, but we do have them in El Paso County. Like the Great Horned Owls, the Long-eared Owls are nocturnal. All nocturnal owls are harder...

 

What's Happening at The Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com Sept. Activities ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco...

 

Birds of El Paso County

The Merlin is our second largest Falcon in El Paso County. Smallest to largest Falcons you will see in our area are The American Kestrel, Prairie Merlin, Prairie Falcon and the Peregrine Falcon. The...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com September Activities: ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elp...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com SEPT. ACTIVITIES - Nature Adventures: Itsy Bitsy Spider Thursday, Sept. 6, 9-10:30 a.m. Children ages...

 

Birds of El Paso County

They need our help! Well, this year has been so hard on many of our El Paso County residents. My prayers go out to you all. I hope everyone had insurance and the rebuilding has begun. I know it has...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com August Activities ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoc...

 

Rock Pigeons

Not the most exotic bird, the Rock Pigeon can vary so much in color they are sure to catch the eye. Next to Sparrows, you probably see more Rock Pigeons around your yard and on your house than any oth...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com AUGUST ACTIVITIES ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoc...

 

Juvenile Bald Eagle

The majestic Bald Eagle. Hard to believe that the eagle in these photos is only a few months old. A juvenile Bald Eagle can easily be mistaken for an adult Golden Eagle or a large hawk. If you make a...

 

What's Happening at the Fountain Creek Nature Center

The Fountain Creek Nature Center is located at 320 Pepper Grass Lane in Fountain. For more info. call 520-6745 or visit www.elpasocountyparks.com ONLINE REGISTRATION available at https://communityservices.elpasoco.com/nature-centers/ Nature...

 

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