Upcoming Monthly and Special Events at Jeffco Open Space!

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Volunteer Trails Light Maintenance Projects
Location: Multiple Parks

Join our Trails Team Tuesdays April 9 through May 7th and Thursday May 9th for light trail maintenance day projects across the county. No training needed!

Register individually on offero.jeffco.us/Calendar

REQUIREMENTS:
14 yrs old and Up
Be in good physical condition
Be able to use a variety of tools, including shovels, picks and rakes
Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
Be prepared for numerous and changing environmental conditions

WHAT TO BRING & WEAR:
  • Closed-toe, sturdy shoes are required. No open-toed shoes or sandals of any kind will be allowed.
  • Long pants (we will be working in rattle snake habitat)
  • Work gloves
  • Plenty of water (2 quarts minimum)
  • Raingear
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • A day pack
**LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED**

COFFEE WITH A RANGER
First Sunday of Every Month through November 3, 2019
9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Lookout Mountain Nature Center
910 Colorow Road
Golden, CO 80401

Join us for coffee and conversation the first Sunday of every month. Park Rangers will be discussing recent happenings and updates and taking questions you might have.

No reservation required, simply stop by the Lookout Mountain Nature Center between 9:00-10:00 a.m. if you wan to chat.
*Please BYO coffee mug

Preschool Wild Tails
Location: Evergreen Library, 5000 Highway 73, Evergreen CO

Join Evergreen Public Library and Jeffco Open Space the third Tuesday of every month from 11-11:30 am through December 17th for nature education with your young ones.

Things get a little wild when your young one investigates nature with
educators from Jeffco Open Space. Preschoolers: 303.235.5275 | jeffcolibrary.org

Coffee Talk at the Hiwan Museum
Third Sunday of Every Month through December 15, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Hiwan Heritage Park
28473 Meadow Drive, Evergreen, CO 80439

Enjoy coffee outside and chat about the cultural and natural history of Jeffco Open Space Parks. Stop by anytime between 11 and noon.
Bring your own mug if you can. Coffee is on us!

2019 Climbing CRAG Volunteer Projects
Location: Multiple Parks

C.R.A.G. Projects are usually the 4th Saturday of each month from April through October. Join a dedicated group of climbing enthusiasts to Climb. Repair. Advocate. Give.

These projects require a high physicality level.

BACKGROUND: This year Jefferson County Open Space will host several small scale Saturday projects at a handful of our parks, through October focused solely on climbing access trails. Locations for some of these projects are subject to change depending on our work flow throughout the year. The forecast can be unpredictable this time of year so this event will go forward weather permitting.

Jefferson County Open Space will host volunteer workdays the 4th Saturday of each month through October in an effort to engage volunteers in maintaining popular climbing access routes. Work will include light trail maintenance and rock work, in an effort to provide sustainable grade through areas that have historically been prone to erosion.

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Be in good physical condition
  • Be able to use a variety of tools, including shovels, picks and rakes
  • Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
  • Be prepared for numerous and changing environmental conditions
WHAT TO BRING & WEAR:
  • Closed-toe, sturdy shoes are required. No open-toed shoes or sandals of any kind will be allowed.
  • Long pants (we will be working in rattle snake habitat)
  • Work gloves
  • Plenty of water (2 quarts minimum)
  • Raingear
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Toilet paper (recommended)
  • A day pack

Maximum Participants: 12

EARTH DAY SOUTH VALLEY PARK VOLUNTEER PROJECT
APRIL 20, 8:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Spend Earth Day outside protecting wildlife habitat, improving trail
conditions and keeping the park safe and clean for all to enjoy.
Register at: offero.jeffco.us/Calendar

BACKGROUND: Spend Earth Day outside giving back to your public lands. Jefferson County Open Space is hosting a volunteer project at South Valley Park as a way to protect wildlife and continue to provide healthy and safe nature based experiences to our visitors.

WHAT WE WILL BE DOING: Volunteers will have the opportunity to improve existing trails in the park as well as building timber steps.

***LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED, PLEASE CONTACT This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. IF YOU HAVE ANY DIETARY RESTRICTIONS***

REQUIREMENTS: Be in good physical condition Be able to use a variety of tools, including shovels, picks and rakes Volunteers under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian Be prepared for numerous and changing environmental conditions

WHAT TO BRING & WEAR:
  • Closed-toe, sturdy shoes are required. No open-toed shoes or sandals of any kind will be allowed.
  • Long pants (we will be working in rattle snake habitat)
  • Work gloves Plenty of water (2 quarts minimum)
  • Raingear Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • A day pack

Intro to Wildlife Refuges
Wednesday, April 24, 2019, 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.
Jeffco Open Space Building
Ponderosa Room 700 Jefferson County Pkwy, Golden, Colorado
Jeffco is lucky to have a varied landscape, where the mountains meet the plains. David Lucas, USFWS Project Leader, Colorado Front Range National Wildlife Refuge Complex will speak about the current and future efforts to manage wildlife at our regional refuges.
Tickets

Dinosaur Ridge 30th Anniversary Celebration
Apr 25 - Apr 28
Dinosaur Ridge
16831 W Alameda Pkwy, Morrison, Colorado 80465
Friends of Dinosaur Ridge is celebrating 30 years of education and preservation at Dinosaur Ridge. Join us for a long weekend packed with events for all ages, April 25-28. More details on individual events coming soon! Tickets

“Walk With a Scientist Tours”
Interactive Dinosaur Movie Party
Dinosaur-themed Carnival
Gala Dinner and Silent Auction
Technical Speakers
Volunteerism Workshop
Founders’ Brunch

This weekend is sponsored by Jeffco Open Space, CO, Green Mountain Dental Group PC, and the City of Lakewood.
Our mission is to PRESERVE open space & parkland, PROTECT park & natural resources, and PROVIDE healthy nature-based activities.
jeffco.us/open-space
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