# Open space
5 Morris County Open Space Projects Recommended for Funding
Five open space projects in Boonton, Boonton Township, Hanover, Mount Olive & Wharton were recommended to Morris County’s Open Space Trust Fund Committee for Grants. Morris County’s Open Space Trust Fund Committee last night recommended that the Board of County Commissioners approve $2.13 million to acquire and preserve a total of 34.6 acres in 2022 Open Space projects spanning five towns.
DougCo open space tax could get 15-year extension
By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Oct. 17, 2022. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] — Voters will decide whether to approve a 15-year extension of the Douglas County .17% sales and use tax for parks, trails, open space, and historic resources in the Nov. 8 general election.
Glendale Farm Dog Park renovations nearly complete
Dogs enjoy the newly renovated portion of the Glendale Farm Dog Park.Douglas County Colorado. (Castle Rock, Colo.) Phase One renovations are now open to the public at the Glendale Farm Dog Park, as work begins on the northern portion of the park.
Boulder County closes preserve three days a week for elk hunting
A bull elk in Rocky Mountain National Park.Tim Lumley / Flickr. (Boulder County, Colo.) Officials said Boulder County is closing the Ron Stewart Preserve at Rabbit Mountain to the public for three days a week starting this month for the sixth year of an elk population management program.
DougCo puts open space tax extension on November ballot
Hidden Mesa open space in Douglas County. |Douglas County. By Mike McKibbin / NewsBreak Denver / Aug. 24, 2022. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] — A 15-year extension of a Douglas County sales and use tax for parks, trails, historic preservation and open space will be before county voters on Nov. 8.
DougCo could use open space tax money to confiscate Denver park
A bison in Denver's Daniels Park. Douglas County Commissioner George Teal said the county's open space tax could help buy the park.| Denver Mountain Parks Foundation. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] — The Douglas County open space sales and use tax could pay some of the cost of obtaining Daniels Park through condemnation or eminent domain.
DougCo voters to decide on continuing open space tax this fall
The Columbine Open Space and Trail is managed by the Douglas County Open Space & Natural Resources Department.Douglas County. [DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] The Douglas County Commissioners plan to ask voters to extend the current 0.17% open space portion of the county's 1% sales and use tax this fall.
Hiking etiquette: Do you know who has the right of way?
A hiker enjoys Dawson Butte Ranch Open Space.Douglas County Outdoors. (Douglas County, Colo.) When hiking this summer, remember trail etiquette helps instill respect for other trail users and the land. Groups like the National Park Service and the American Hiking Society compiled their thoughts on the unwritten laws of the land. They recommend checking each park or trail's written rules at the trailhead before embarking on your journey.
Conservation easements worry DougCo open space committee
[DOUGLAS COUNTY, COLO.] To avoid costly potential litigation, Douglas County should get rid of about a dozen conservation easements on private land, the county open space advisory committee discussed last week.
DougCo commissioners debate putting open space tax extension on ballot
The Dupont open space is among the many overseen by the Douglas County Open Space program.Douglas County. Correction: This story originally said the Douglas County open space sales and use tax rate was 1.17%. This is incorrect. The rate is 0.17% of the overall Douglas County sales tax rate of 1%.