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Our Open Space lands: Scenarios for the future

Thursday, April 28, 2016, 5:30PM - 8:00PM


SEEC Atrium and Auditorium

4001 Discovery Drive, Boulder, Colorado

What will our open space lands look like in 2050? Please join us on April 28th for an evening of discussion and presentations on the future of Boulder open space.

Fifty years ago our community leaders had a vision for a system of open space lands. Now, with over 100,000 acres of land and more than 260 miles of trails in our City and County Open Space systems, we need to think about the next fifty years. Join Patty Limerick, John Tayer, Sharon Collinge, and students from the CU Environmental Studies and Environmental Design programs in an exploration of future scenarios and a lively open discussion about forging a vision for our open space lands.

This event is part of the 2015-16 Community Colloquium Series, presented by the Initiative for Sustainable Communities and Landscapes, a collaborative research and public engagement effort among Boulder County Parks and Open Space, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, CU Program in Environmental Design, CU Environmental Studies Program and community members.


5:30-6:00 – Reception, exhibit and refreshments.

6:00 – Opening remarks by Patricia Limerick (Center of the American West)

6:30-8:00 – Presentation of future scenarios followed by discussion

Question? Please contact Joni Palmer ( or Stacey Schulte (


Free and open to all.