Welcome to Gilpin County Extension

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The CSU Extension in Gilpin County helps mountain residents of all ages 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 club, 4-H afterschool programs and school enrichment, we help youth develop life skills and to become more interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) learning.

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OFFICE HOURS

Irene Shonle Director/Agent: M-Th 8:00-4:30

Heather Pearce Office Assistant: M-F 8:00-4:30

Phone: 303-582-9106

 

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Hot Topics

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

New fact sheet -- do you have voles or Pocket Gophers?

2015 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests

Home Energy Audit Loan (HEAL) Program borrow a Kill-a-watt power monitor, thermal leak detector, and flicker checker for free from our office to detect electricity waste and air leaks. 

Mountain gardening blog with Gilpin and Jeffco Master Gardeners.

 

 

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