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5. Wetland Habitat - Fountain Creek Nature Center

Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Release Date: 01/17/2019

Audio Tour Map of Fountain Creek Regional Park show art Audio Tour Map of Fountain Creek Regional Park

Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

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9. Pond Habitat - Fountain Creek Nature Center show art 9. Pond Habitat - Fountain Creek Nature Center

Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

The ponds are teeming with wildlife in the warm summer months. Where do the animals go in winter, when the ponds are often frozen over?

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8. Chilcott Irrigation Ditch - Fountain Creek Nature Center show art 8. Chilcott Irrigation Ditch - Fountain Creek Nature Center

Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Chilcott Irrigation Ditch is used to irrigate farmland south of here. The headgate allowing water from Fountain Creek to flow into the ditch is located here in Fountain Creek Regional Park.

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Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Fountain Creek is the spine of our watershed and a vital resource for animals and people. You play a critical role in keeping this creek healthy.

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Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Do you know where stars come from? The Cheyenne and Arapaho Native Americans know. Listen to find out.

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Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Oh let us count the ways we love wetlands! Wetlands provide numerous ecosystem services. You've probably even eaten something from a wetland!

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Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Another invasive plant species competes with an essential native plant here in the meadow. Delightfully scented blossoms and brightly colored butterflies visit in the summer.

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Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Compare these invasive Siberian Elm woods to the native Cottonwood-Willow woods on the west side of the park. Do native wildlife choose to use the invasive trees anyway?

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Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

An introduction to the Fountain Creek watershed and the 5 distinct habitats in Fountain Creek Regional Park and Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area.

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1. Front Door - Fountain Creek Nature Center  show art 1. Front Door - Fountain Creek Nature Center

Fountain Creek Regional Park Audio Tour

Enjoy interpretation at your fingertips with this new audio guided tour by El Paso County Parks Nature Centers!

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Oh let us count the ways we love wetlands! Wetlands provide numerous ecosystem services. You've probably even eaten something from a wetland!

Big thanks to studio809radio.com for helping us with recording.