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Open Space Events

Pancake Breakfast to Support the Broomfield Open Space Foundation

Saturday, September 24   7:30 to 9:30 a.m.Sunflowers
Applebee's - 6405 W. 120th Ave. (120th and Lamar)

Come enjoy pancakes and sausage and support the Broomfield Open Space Foundation. Tickets are $10 each, or purchase two for $25 and get a membership to the Foundation! Tickets can be purchased at the door.

The Broomfield Open Space Foundation exists to serve the community by protecting, enhancing, and promoting the enjoyment of Broomfield’s open space, trails, and wildlife. For more information, visit the Foundation's website.

Open Space Speaker Series

Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Broomfield Library, 3 Community Park Rd.
Eisenhower Room (2nd floor)

This popular program, co-sponsored by Broomfield's Open Space and Trails Department and the Broomfield Open Space Foundation, is back this fall with some great topics!

 Pete Dunlaevy and the Millers September 28
Stories from the Trail

Meet Broomfielders Sandy and Don Miller as they share stories from their six-month thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. Pete Dunlaevy, Broomfield's Open Space Trails Coordinator, will also talk about living near the trail in Massachusetts. This presentation is in partnership with the Broomfield Library's One Book, One Broomfield program.
 Kyle Patterson October 26
The Past, Present, and Future for Rocky Mountain National Park
Kate Patterson, Management Specialist/Public Affairs Officer for Rocky Mountain National Park

Colorado's state and national treasure, Rocky Mountain National Park, just celebrated its centennial anniversary in 2015. Hear colorful stories about the Park's early years, what is going on today, and challenges that are on the horizon.
 Pete and Chris Schell November 30
Coyote Behavior Study
Chris Schell, Wildlife Biologist for the Denver Metro Coyote Behavior Study and Pete Dunlaevy, Broomfield Open Space and Trails Senior Coordinator

Broomfield is part of a landmark study on urban coyotes across the Denver metro area. Project partners include Colorado State University, the National Wildlife Research Center, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and other local governments. Learn about Broomfield's research findings related to coyote behavior, biologic information, and genetic data.

Birds of Prey

Saturday, October 15, 2016   1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Broomfield Community Center, Lakeshore Room
280 Spader Way

Get an up-close view of hawks, owls, and falcons. Enjoy a free, educational program about these fascinating creatures, presented by the Birds of Prey Foundation. View flyer for more information.

Nature Programs

Free programs such as family sunset/moonlight walks and preschool morning nature walks are offered by the Broomfield Nature Program. Explore Broomfield's open lands guided by a local naturalist! View the 2016 schedule!