We always knew that buying land is the natural first step in protecting it, but managing the land is a responsibility the department will have for as far into the future as we can imagine.
Boulder County enjoys a little-known but rich Japanese legacy.
Rarely seen because of his crepuscular (active at dawn and dusk) habits, the bobcat (Lynx rufus) is actually the most abundant and widespread wild cat in North America.
The Partnership Initiative gets local businesses and organizations involved in stewardship of open space lands through volunteer opportunities.
In 2014, a study was conducted that focused on greenhouse gas inventory from agriculture, forestry and other land uses.
As you trek through the parks of Boulder County this winter, be sure to look for signs of life.
At a glance stars look like a million twinkling points of light that are impossible to sort out. But with a little information, you may discover hunting some stars is not so difficult.
Let winter inspire you and your furry friends to get out and enjoy some fresh air, camaraderie, and exercise, and make some beautiful winter memories in our local parks.
As we celebrate 40 years of Parks and Open Space, it seems fitting to explore the impact of this department within Boulder County by profiling three similar open space programs.
The abrupt and dramatic rise from the mile-high prairie to over 14,000 feet at Longs Peak creates Boulder County’s diverse landscapes, and plays a vital role in our rich hard rock mining history.