About Us

Our Mission

To serve our community by protecting, enhancing and promoting the enjoyment of Broomfield’s open space, trails and wildlife.

Broomfield Open Space Foundation
2023 Board of Directors

Karen Steele, President
Sandy Roy, Treasurer
Janet Kern, Secretary
Kristan Pritz, Representative from City/County of Broomfield Open Space and Trails
Judy Enderle
Janis Lievens
Dr. Bill Markel
Ellie McKinley
Deborah Mowery-Evans
Thornton Paxton
Denise Price
Liz Sumerfield
Jeff Urbanski
Dan Wilkie

Community Partners

The following summarizes the projects we have completed in the past several years:

Trails & Open Space

  • Trail Construction and Maintenance in Partnership with the City and County of Broomfield
  • Open Space Amenities: benches, kiosks, trailhead parking areas and pavilion
  • Financial Support for Grant Applications
  • Co-Sponsor of National Trails Day
  • Sponsor of Clean-up Days at Open Space Properties

Protecting and Preserving Wildlife

  • Conservation and Restoration of Native Habitats
  • Interpretative Signage and Wildlife Overlook
  • Environmental Education Pavilion
  • Raptor Perches and Birdhouses Erected
  • Girl Scouts Bluebird Box Project
  • Boy Scouts Nesting Box Project
  • Financial Support of the Birds of Prey Foundation

Educational Services

  • Broomfield Nature Program Support
  • Annual Fishing Derby for Broomfield Youth
  • Presentations to Neighborhood and Local Community Groups
  • Sponsorship of Annual Birds of Prey Presentation
  • Backyard Habitat Garden Fair
  • Nature Backpacks for Elementary Schools
  • Open Space Plant Identification
  • Ambassador Program for Open Spaces