April events at the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum
Last updated 3/30/2021 at 12:03pm
Exploring our Urban Forest in Partnership with UCCS
Saturday, April 10
Sponsored by PIKES PEAK HERITAGE SERIES
This virtual lecture is presented as part of the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum’s Sesquicentennial Scholar Series in partnership with UCCS. This program is made possible due to the generous support of Pikes Peak Heritage Series, a program of El Pomar Foundation.
When General William Jackson Palmer founded the city in 1871, it was situated on a nearly treeless, shortgrass prairie. Under Palmer’s supervision, the Colorado Springs Company planted thousands of trees...