Blog Posts

Open Space Speaker Series, April 20, 7-8 pm: “Trees along the Trails: A Talk with a City Forester” with Nils Saha, Broomfield City and County Forester and Jack Pritchard, Broomfield Open Space and Trails Specialist

From Bur Oaks to Narrowleaf Cottonwood, today’s urban forest canopy denotes the human presence on the prairie landscape here in Broomfield. Join the Open Space and Trails Department for a conversation with the new City and County Forester, as we mark the annual celebration of Arbor Day – And Broomfield’s Read more…

Open Space Speaker Series, March 16, 7-8 pm: “The Summits, Songs, and Science Project” with Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj Peña, Professor, Scientist and Mountaineer

Dr. Ulyana Horodyskyj Peña, as a scientist, professor and polar guide, offers a unique perspective on her explorations around the planet, having visited and worked on all 7 continents before age 23. She is the founder of Science in the Wild, an adventure citizen science company focused on introducing the Read more…

OPEN SPACE Speaker Series 2022

Held Virtually via Zoom on Wednesdays, 7 – 8 p.m. Please click the link below to join the webinar:https://broomfield.zoom.us/j/82125155838?pwd=UFB4SGpDK1lTSWJMOWYyWnA4SmUvQT09Passcode: 163588 Dial by phone: 877 853 5247 Webinar ID: 821 2515 5838Passcode: 163588 

February 16: “Local Government Planning for Wildlife and Mobility Across Transportation Corridors” with Andy Hough, Environmental Resource Coordinator, Douglas County Open Space & Natural Resources

Have you ever wondered how Colorado wildlife can navigate across major transportation corridors along the Front Range? Major highways like Interstate-25 have approximately 200,000 cars passing through per day, while they intersect with some significant wildlife corridors and migration routes for key species like bears, elk, pronghorn, and mule deer. Read more…