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 and County of Broomfield Open Space and Trails
  • Mike Artmann
  • Judy Enderle
  • Jessica Goldstrohm
  • 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