Are you interested in Bee Keeping? See below for information on how to keep bees

Have you been wondering about starting a bee hive? Mike and Sandy Halby from the Pikes Peak Bee Association are the folks to ask. They have been holding classes on bees for many years and can answer any question you have. Their email is MandShalby@comcast.net.

You can also contact them at 719-528-5483.

IF YOU NEED SWARM and BEE removal please call Lazarus Fields at 765-425-1940. Do not attempt to remove the bees yourself. This should only be attempted by experienced beekeeper/bee removal people .

Edible Landscape and Soil Health Workshop

EPCCD WILL BE AT THE HIGH PRAIRIE LIBRARY TO HOST OUR ANNUAL SOIL HEALTH AND EDIBLE LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP ON MAY 4TH, 2019. CLASS BEGINS AT 10:00 AM AND WILL END AT NOON. SOIL SCIENTIST JEFF GOATS WILL EXPLAIN HOW TO GET, MAINTAIN AND THE BENEFITS OF HEALTHY SOIL. ANDY HOUGH WILL SPEAK ON EDIBLE LANDSCAPING AND WILL HAVE FRUIT BEARING TREES AND SHRUBS AVAILABLE FOR SALE. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED AND THE CLASS IS FREE.

EPCCD’S LOCAL WORK GROUP WORKSHOP WILL BE HELD ON MAY 22, 2019 HERE AT THE USDA FIELD OFFICE. EVERY YEAR WE ASK LANDOWNERS TO ATTEND AND GIVE US THEIR 3 KEY CONCERNS REGARDING CONSERVATION AND THEIR LAND. LAST YEAR WE TALKED ABOUT SOIL EROSION, RANGELAND MANAGEMENT/WEED CONTROL, AND WATER QUANTITY AND QUALITY. COME WITH YOUR QUESTIONS AND MEET OTHER LANDOWNERS WITH THE SAME ISSUES THAT YOU HAVE. CLASS IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED. PLEASE RSVP TO SAVE A SEAT. 719-600-4706

APRIL 20, 2019

RAIN BARREL EVENT AT THE BIG R ON POWERS AND CONSTITUTION FROM 9AM TO 3PM. RAIN BARRELS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. STOP BY AND MEET THE EPCCD FOLKS AND LEARN ABOUT WATER HARVESTING.

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