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Denver Public Works snowplows before being deployed on Sunday (credit: CBS)

Denver Public Works Deploys Residential Snowplows For Side Streets

Denver Public Works announced Sunday it will deploy residential snowplows to plow side streets because of the heavy snow expected.

02/24/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Drought Forces Denver To Close Outdoor Rec Fields

Denver’s playing fields are covered with snow but drought is what’s forcing the Parks & Rec department to shut down outdoor ball fields until April.

02/22/2013

Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1. (credit: CBS)

Denver Limits Sports Fields Access Due To Drought

As drought conditions linger, Denver Parks and Recreation is closing its grass fields for sports including soccer until April 1.

02/22/2013

Snowmaking at Ruby Hill Rail Yard (credit: CBS)

Officials Hope To Open Ruby Hill Rail Yard By Week’s End

Mother Nature is getting some help from snow guns at Ruby Hill Park.

01/14/2013

Snowmaking at Ruby Hill Rail Yard (credit: CBS)

Snow Making Begins At Ruby Hill Rail Yard

Volunteers for Denver Parks and Recreation and Winter Park Resort have begun snow making at the Ruby Hill Rail Yard.

01/11/2013

Copter4 flew over a dog rescue in Green Valley Ranch on Wednesday afternoon. (credit: CBS)

Frozen Lakes And Ponds In Denver Parks Are Not Considered Safe

Denver Parks and Recreation (DPR) released a statement on Thursday reminding visitors that walking or skating on frozen lakes or ponds in the Denver park system is prohibited.

01/11/2013

The Goosinator helps keep geese out of Denver parks. (credit: CBS)

‘Goosinator’ Keeps Geese From Flocking To Parks

They’re loud, make messes and their droppings can spread disease. Geese can be destructive to some of Denver’s most popular parks.

12/20/2012

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Denver Golf Reduces Fuel Consumption, Pollution With New Mowers

Golfers will be able to breathe easier while hitting the links now that Denver Parks and Recreation has purchased environmental mowers.

12/14/2012

Copter4 flew over Sloan's Lake in Denver on Friday. The lake will close to boaters on Monday, earlier than expected. (credit: CBS)

Sloan’s Lake Closes To Boaters Early

It has been so dry this spring and summer in the Denver metro area that one popular recreation is closing up early for the season.

09/14/2012

A portion of the bike path was under water on Wednesday thanks to hours of continuous rain. It was deep enough for kayakers to use. (credit: CBS)

Flooding Forces Bike Path Closures In Denver

Heavy rains on Wednesday have forced Denver Parks and Recreation to close some bike trails.

09/12/2012

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