Parks & Open Space

Parks & Open Space

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Calendars on Sale

Purchase your 2019 Parks & Open Space desktop calendar for only $2 if picked up, or $5 if mailed. Calendars feature beautiful photos of open space properties and make memorable holiday and birthday gifts.

Prescribed Burns Scheduled

Prescribed burns are scheduled this fall at Ron Stewart Preserve and Heil Valley Ranch. Slash pile burning and agricultural burns are also scheduled.

Ron Stewart Preserve Closed Monday – Wednesday

Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain will be closed to the public Monday through Wednesday from Sept. 17 through Jan. 31 for elk management through limited hunting.

Oil & Gas Development on Open Space

Boulder County is committed to protecting our open space from oil and gas development to the greatest extent possible.

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Parks & Open Space Mission

To conserve natural, cultural, and agricultural resources and provide public uses that reflect sound resource management and community values.

Parks & Open Space Goals

  1. To preserve rural lands and buffers.
  2. To preserve and restore natural resources for the benefit of the environment and the public.
  3. To provide public outreach, partnerships, and volunteer opportunities to increase awareness and appreciation of Boulder County’s open space.
  4. To protect, restore, and interpret cultural resources for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.
  5. To provide quality recreational experiences while protecting open space resources.
  6. To promote and provide for sustainable agriculture in Boulder County for the natural, cultural, and economic values it provides.
  7. To develop human resources potential, employ sustainable and sound business practices, and pursue technological advancements.

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