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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 through leadership opportunities.

Gilpin County Extension - Providing trusted, practical education to help you solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

Classes & Events

Catch all of our upcoming classes and events focusing on youth, mountain gardening, weeds, energy, natural resources and more.

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High Elevation Gardening

Read CSU Master Gardener articles for tips & tricks on high elevation gardening.

Gardening Articles 


New information and resources to help you live in the mountains.

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Extension Office is Open Under Strict Guidelines

Visits are by appointment only.