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Noxious weeds invade our lands and displace desirable plants. With all the rains and sunshine noxious weeds will be quickly growing. Contact us (send a picture or call the office) if you need help identifying, and remember we have the Weed Sprayer program available to Gilpin County residents. See some of the noxious weeds here in Gilpin County. Also, these brochures can help with telling noxious weeds from good native plants- Noxious weed look alikes or Most unwanted weeds brochure.
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)
Low Tunnel Hoop Bender available
A Low Tunnel Hoop Bender is available for the public to use. It bends conduit pipe into 3′ wide x 4′ tall hoops to help create a low tunnel for season extension. You are welcome to use the bender at your convenience; contact the Gilpin Extension Office so we can set it out for you. Please read the Hoop Bender instructions and watch the bending low tunnels video before using.