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%.