The CSU Extension in Gilpin County helps mountain residents improve their quality of life by offering a website, classes and programs that provide unbiased, research-based information on forestry, wildfire, wildlife, mountain gardening, noxious weeds and many other issues. Through our 4-H programs, we help youth develop life skills and to become more interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning.
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CSU Extension in Gilpin County office

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NEW Wildfire Mitigation Grant

For Gilpin residents  – for details, go here (grant opens April 1)  If we don’t get more snow ( this spring, the wildfire season may be a pretty bad one.

Rainwater Collection is now legal!

Get more information on collecting rainwater.

Living in Gilpin County

Powerpoint on Resources for living in Gilpin County (from the Living in Gilpin County workshop on Aug 13, 2016)

New fact sheets

Do you have voles or Pocket Gophers?

Forest Health Update

2015 Report on the Health of Colorado’s Forests

Mountain Gardening

Mountain gardening blog with mountain Master Gardeners