Research projects and inventories help us monitor management practices, improve resources and park visitor experiences.
Research Permit Requests
If you are interested in conducting research on open space that is not part of the Small Grants Program, please see the Research Proposal Requirements.
If you are interested in using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), also known as drones, please see the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Policy.
Did you know that City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) and Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) also fund research? To discuss the possibilities of a shared research project, please visit Interagency Research Proposals.