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Classes and Events
Common Noxious Weeds in Gilpin County
June 21, 2022
Location: Gilpin County Library, with a virtual option
To attend virtually you can scan the code below or register here .
The first half of the workshop will be in the library classroom, with a virtual attendance option. We will learn about the most common noxious weeds in Gilpin County. Participants will understand what noxious weeds are. We will focus on identification and control options for landowners. Organic options will be included.
The second half of the workshop will be in-person only. We will do a weed walk around the library property to review identification and tips on managing noxious weeds. Please wear appropriate footwear and clothing for the outdoor portion.
29th Annual Gilpin County Fair
Gilpin Archwood 4-H Horse Show/Gymkhana Buckle Series Part 1
June 12, starts at 8 am
Gilpin Fairgrounds Arena
Cody and Shelby Memorial Horse Show Buckle Series Open 4H show is hosted by Gilpin Archwood 4-H. This is a 3-part series scheduled for this summer; June 12th, July 17th, and August 21st. This year, a buckle will be awarded to the All-Around Rider in each age group.
Links to information from this event: Gilpin Wildfire Mitigation Quick Checklist
Fire Ecology and Behavior – Tony Cheng PhD, Professor, Department of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship at Colorado State University and Director, Colorado Forest Restoration Institute. Watch the recording here
Defensible Space and Home Hardening – Daniel Beveridge, Wildfire Mitigation Program Specialist, Colorado State Forest Service. Watch the recording here.
Fire Resistant Landscaping – Irene Shonle PhD, Horticulture Associate, Colorado State University Extension – El Paso County. Watch recording here.
Evacuation Preparedness and Animal Evacuation – Ragan Adams DVM, Coordinator, Veterinary Extension Specialist Group College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Department of Clinical Sciences, Colorado State University Sharon Bokan, Small Acreage Coordinator, Colorado State University Extension – Boulder County. Watch recording here.
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Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. If you have a disability for which you seek an accommodation, please notify Gilpin Extension before the event. Contact us for information about financial assistance. Colorado State University Extension, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Colorado counties cooperating.