Archive for July, 2013


Chipotle Fundraiser August 6th

Click Image for Printable Flyer The Chipotle on Garden of the Gods is doing a fundraiser for Ute Valley Park on Tuesday, August 6th from 4 PM until 8 PM. 50% of proceeds will benefit Friends of Ute Valley Park. In order for your purchase to be credited to Friends of Ute Valley Park, you […]

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Fox News Covers HP Acquisition

Tuesday the Colorado Springs City Council voted to use TOPS money to acquire over 200 acres of HP property that currently is used as part of Ute Valley Park. Besides the TOPS money, grants from Great Outdoors Colorado will be used. Also Friends of Ute Valley Park have committed to raising $100k. Above is video […]

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City Council Meeting on HP Acquisition

On Tuesday, July 23rd, our City Council will be voting on using TOPS funds to help with the acquisition of the Hewlett Packard corporate property (about 203 acres, see map above) that adjoins what is currently Ute Valley Park. City Council will meet and each citizen will have no more than 3 minutes to state […]

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Thistle Party

We want to thank the volunteers who came out and cleared thistles on July 2nd. Thistles are a noxious weed and they were choking the cattails and other native plants around the pond area. Give people Starbucks and they work hard!!! The remarkable volunteers cleared ALL of the Thistle near the pond at the Vindicator […]

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Noxious Weeds

The noxious weeds Cypress Spurge, Myrtle Spurge and Purple Loosestrife have been spotted in the park. Photos of them are below. These are plants that need to be removed.

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