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Irene Shonle

County Director – Natural Resources
Work 230 Norton Drive Black Hawk CO 80422 Work Phone: (303) 582-9106 Work Fax: (303) 582-5062 Website:


Responsible for the development, delivery, and evaluation of educational programs dealing with natural resources and makings sure the programming is up to date. As well as helps to support the county weed program, provide administrative leadership in the office, and manages the Colorado Master Gardener volunteer program.

Home horticulture, Master Gardener program, Water – conservation and efficient use, Insects – forest/shade tree, Insects – horticultural, Weeds – horticultural, Weeds -invasive species, Weeds – range/pasture, Environmental education, Fire prevention, Small acreage management, Urban wildlife management, Wildlife/Hunting Education

Categories: Front Range Region, Gilpin County, Native Plant Master