Classes & events

 Classes & events

Xeriscape garden

We are committed to the intelligent use of water. We provide classes with experienced instructors to help you make the best use of this precious resource.

There is no charge for classes and reservations are not required, unless otherwise noted; however, seating is limited and first come, first served.

All classes are held at Colorado Springs Utilities Conservation and Environmental Center, 2855 Mesa Road, home of our beautiful xeriscape demonstration garden. For more information call (719) 668-8232. Facility map and directions for parking.

Saving Money: Taming energy and water waste

The Southeastern Colorado Renewable Energy Society is hosting a four-part educational series designed to help residents and businesses make wiser decisions with their energy and water use. SECRES experts in building science, energy and water audits, and renewable energy systems will demonstrate cost effective or free techniques to lower consumption, while improving health and comfort in the home.

Come to one or all of the following sessions:
Oct. 10: DIY and professional energy and water audits
Nov. 14: Efficiency upgrade incentives and financing
Dec. 12: Home and business renewable energy basics, cost and financing

All sessions will be held at the Conservation and Environmental Center from 9 to 11 a.m. Due to limited seating, please register at