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Clear Creek CSU Extension Needs Your Feedback

Dear Clear Creek Community, Established in October of 2012, the Colorado State University (CSU) Extension Office in Clear Creek County strives to improve the quality of life for the community by providing relevant, research-based, informal educational programming. Here in Clear Creek, our primary areas of focus are 4-H Positive Youth Development and Mountain Horticulture. Collaborative […]

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Food Safety & Resources for Cottage Food Producers

While we do not have a Cottage Food program here in Clear Creek County, we have resources and opportunities available to you through CSU Extension. Learn how to safely operate a food business from a home kitchen. As a shift due to the COVID-19 pandemic, online training classes are available, making it easier than ever […]

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Modern Victory Garden Project

Become Self Sufficient in 2020 with a Modern Victory Garden During the uncertain times of a global pandemic, there is no better time than now to become self-sufficient, growing your own veggies and herbs. Colorado State University Extension & Master Gardeners have created the Modern Victory Garden for just that purpose. The Modern Victory Garden […]

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Everyday is Earth Day 2020

Youth and Family Activities Celebrate Earth Day with The Lorax – Activities for kids to learn how to protect the earth with The Lorax as their guide! Visit Seussville for more. Make Seed Bombs with Native Plant Seeds – Make seed bombs, aka seed balls, with seeds for native flowers to spread around your property […]

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Boredom Busters for Adults

Your Clear Creek County CSU Extension has gathered this list of activities, opportunities, and resources by topic. We recognize that Stay at Home orders affect everyone’s routine differently, and many need a retreat from television and social media during the round the clock news updates. Keep busy in your home and learn something new with […]

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Boredom Busters for Kids

Your Clear Creek County CSU Extension has gathered this list of activities, learning materials, and at home programming for youth. As our calendars, school calendars, and other extracurricular activities have been canceled we recognize these stay at home orders are difficult for kids. Please browse our lists of activities by topic. Many are organized by […]

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Keeping ahead of COVID-19

This rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) has imposed an unsettling, fluid situation upon our community and its businesses. While the team here still aims to maintain a “business as usual” approach, we are making a number of significant changes to our operations to account for a situation that is far from normal.