DOUGLAS COUNTY, CO – An ‘Earth Cube’ solar composter and ‘Sunbolt’ solar powered workstations are coming to a school near you. These are two of the $36,000 in solar prizes won by Douglas County schools as part of the Renew Our Schools competition. The competition, run by Resource Central, a nonprofit based in Boulder, helped
BOULDER, CO – Families with extra garden tools or unneeded power tools are encouraged to donate them for community members in need. Resource Central, a conservation-focused nonprofit based in Boulder, encourages community members to donate them at its building materials reuse facility at 6400 Arapahoe in Boulder. Tools in good condition will be made available
Whether it’s for your garden, or your rain barrel, it’s always good to know how much rain you actually received. Rainfall is extremely variable; as you’ve probably witnessed, it could be raining across the street but not on you. You may also know that the amount reported on the news comes from Denver International Airport
Ask Miss Jean! Jean Lovell, long-time Resource Central volunteer and former master gardener, tackles your gardening questions! Submit your question(s) for Miss Jean to: GardenInfo@ResourceCentral.org Q: How can I prevent damage to my garden from Colorado’s erratic weather? A: During Colorado’s summer months, most of the environmental damage to our plants is temperature and moisture related.
Resource Central’s Turf Replacement program was born in 2016 when the City of Lafayette wanted to help residents decrease their outdoor water use. More recently, the program has grown into new communities like Thornton and Boulder. After one year and over 40 successful turf transformations in the Thornton Water district, Heather, a water resource analyst with