Legislation Updates

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Rabbit Mountain Elk Management Plan Open House

Thursday April 6, 2017 Boulder County Parks & Open Space Headquarters 5201 St Vrain Rd Longmont Have you ever sighted an elk as you ride the trails at Rabbit Mountain?  Have you noticed an increase in the number of elk up there over the past decade? BCPOS has done some elk telemetry studies that indicate […]

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Good News from Open Boulder regarding the North Trail Study Area

We did it! On Tuesday night the Boulder City Council voted 7-2 to approve the North Trail Study Area plan, including the incredible North Sky Trail. All the petitions, letters, meetings, hearings and discussions over the past year paid off. It will be several years before trail construction begins, but the city council vote was […]

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A Thank You from OSMP

Thank you. After an inclusive and extensive planning process, the Boulder City Council accepted the North Trail Study Area (TSA) Plan last week. The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department and the Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT) offers thanks and appreciation for your participation in this planning process. OSMP staff […]

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Please Help Us Keep Open Space Open!

Please Help Us Keep Open Space Open! BCHA is one of several recreation advocacy groups that have worked very hard to come up with a balanced plan for trails in the North Trail Study Area, the entire swath of land between Boulder, Longmont, and Lyons — including Joder Ranch and Boulder Valley Ranch.     […]

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BCHA’s Recommendations for the North Trail Study Area

The OSMP game has changed, folks.  For the first time ever, if we do not get each and every trail and trailhead parking lot “specifically designated” for horses, we will lose them forever.  BCHA has carefully evaluated the four alternatives proposed by staff and we believe that while Scenario #4 is the “least bad” it […]

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North Trail Study Area Plan: First expert panel to kick off this Wednesday

Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) and the Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT) will hold two public meetings to help inform the interested community in and around Boulder and OSMP staff/OSBT about ways that other land managers or areas have addressed challenges related to: 1) natural resource management and protection 2) trail sustainability and […]

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North Trail Study Area needs equestrian input!

Work on the North Trail Study Area (NTSA) continues throughout the year.  OSMP recently released a compilation of the public feedback that they have received through their workshops, website, and InspireBoulder.com.  This compilation was released as part of the August 12th Open Space Board of Trustees (OSBT) meeting and study session.   You can read […]

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NTSA: Inventory and assessment report released

Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) released a report today that documents the recreational, natural, agricultural and cultural resources found within the North Trail Study Area. This report is intended to establish context to help community members provide input throughout the planning process.  Read the report Reminder: Plan workshops scheduled for next week OSMP and […]

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North Trail Study Area Workshop and OSBT Meeting

Summer is here and yes our schedules are full. Please take some time to add your voice to the North Trail Study Area Workshop, or let the OSBT know your thoughts. What do you want in the North Trail Study Area –  and why? The City of Boulder will hold two public workshops later this month to learn about […]

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