News Flash

Open Spaces News

Posted on: December 17, 2021

Best wishes to CSU Extension Director Tim Aston

Aston_news_flash

Congratulations to Arapahoe County CSU Extension Director Tim Aston! After 9 years of service with the County, Tim will retire at the end of December 2021. Horticulture Agent Lisa Mason has been named Interim Director. Lisa has been with Arapahoe County CSU Extension for 3.5 years.  

This year, Tim was also the CSU Extension Front Range-South Interim Regional Director. Additionally, he was the CSU Extension Douglas County Interim Director for one year in 2017. Tim specialized in renewable energy systems and was the residential program manager for Xcel Energy’s Partners in Energy program in Littleton, Englewood, and Centennial. Tim also notably started Craft Brew Festival (now “Pours on the Plains”) in 2014, a highly popular event held each year during the Fair.

On any given day, you might see Tim with shovel in hand, helping the Master Gardeners prepare a community garden bed for plantings; supporting staff at the 4-H events during Fair; doing community outreach to promote energy efficiency; compiling reports for the state CSU Extension Office and other office administration; and so much more.  

The Open Spaces and the CSU Extension team want to extend our sincerest thanks to Tim for the impact he has made on staff and our community, and for his support over the years. We wish Tim all the best in retirement and life’s next adventures!

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Open Spaces News

Father and Mother show young daughter Christmas decorations

Visit the Village

Posted on: October 24, 2022
SMP_CP_4-H_Wreath_Sale

4-H holiday evergreen sale

Posted on: October 5, 2022
CP_Treat_Street_2022

Treat Street at the Scaregrounds

Posted on: September 15, 2022
4H-Expo

Free info session on 4-H youth program

Posted on: September 14, 2022
CP_Dairy_History_2022

17 Mile House Farm Park Dairy History

Posted on: September 13, 2022
CP_Native_Plants_20220819

Heritage and Native Plants at the Farm

Posted on: August 22, 2022
Bike to work day logo

Bike to Work Day is June 22

Posted on: June 1, 2022