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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.

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Radon in Gilpin County

Radon causes cancer.

Average Radon levels in Gilpin County are over 2.5 times the EPA recommended action limit.

Free radon test kits are available at our office. Please call before you visit. 303-582-9106

Colorado Radon

About half of Colorado homes have levels above the EPA’s recommended 4pCi/L action limit. Every county in Colorado has had high (4pCi/L or above) Radon test results. Please follow these links for more information

Watch this video to help you understand Radon and what you can to about it.

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