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Real Colors workshop offered

Archuleta County CSU Extension is excited to sponsor a Real Colors workshop on Thursday, Dec. 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

This workshop will be open to the public and held at the Pagosa Springs Youth Center located at 269 1/2 Pagosa Street.  Adult couples and singles are equally invited to attend noting that this is not a program for children.  Light refreshments will be served.  A $6 fee is requested to cover take home material costs.  

Imagine having the ability to clearly communicate your thoughts and ideas to clients, friends and family. Picture yourself having a unique level of insight into the things that motivate you and others. Envision achieving all the things you want from life, both personally and professionally. 

The power to accomplish these things exists in all of us — we just have to unlock it. The key is Real Colors. Through Real Colors, you’ll gain a completely new perspective on yourself and the things that are most important to you. As you learn more about the colors (blue, green, gold and orange), you’ll instinctively recognize characteristics of people you know, and their color. This knowledge gives you valuable insight into what is most important to them, why they may react to situations differently than others, how you can best communicate with them and much more. 

This knowledge gives you the tools to succeed in all areas of your life. That’s the power of Real Colors. Please R.S.V.P. to the Extension Office at 264-5931 to attend Real Colors. This workshop will be limited to the first 30 persons to register.

Submit your garden success

The CSU Extension Office in Archuleta County is compiling information concerning vegetable and herb gardening to be published in a new document, Successful Gardening in Pagosa Country, which will be available in the Spring of 2011. We encourage locals to submit entries for this publication to help other gardeners. Forms can be picked up at the Extension Office or online at

Master Gardener

The CSU Extension Office in Archuleta County is accepting applications for the 2011 Colorado Master Gardener (CMG) program until Dec. 10, 2010.

The training utilizes on-site and distant education experts to teach a series of 10 classes. Classes start Jan. 27 and will continue each Thursday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. until March 31.

The cost is $190 if you intend to volunteer, $550 for a certificate without volunteer time. CMG volunteers are expected to complete 50 hours of volunteer time in the first year and 24 hours in subsequent years. 

If gaining knowledge and helping others through horticulture is of interest to you, the Colorado Master Gardener program is an ideal volunteer choice. Contact the office at 264-5931 for more information.

USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline: (888) 674-6854.

The CSU Extension Office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26.