Open Space Board of Trustees Meeting

The OSBT meetings are typically held on the second and, if necessary, the fourth Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m.

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Open Space Board of Trustees Field Trip 06/14/2024 11:30 06/14/2024 09:00 America/Denver MM/DD/YYYY CONFIRMED OPAQUE

Field Trip Details

Members from the public are welcome to attend this field trip. No public participation will be taken. You will need to drive your own vehicle; addresses below for where to meet board members and staff.

9:15-9:20 Arrive at 66 S. Cherryvale Rd. (Program overview)

9:20-9:45 Ecological integration

  • Tallgrass Natural Area
  • TG / wetland complex grazing / irrigation dependent
  • Spiranthes – irrigation as a flooding surrogate
  • Bobolink management
  • Soil health with long term manure application

9:45-10:00 Travel to LRCF (7715 Arapahoe)

10:00 -10:30 Facility improvements to historic structures

  • Milk barn improvements
  • Loafing shed reconstruction
  • Challenges with historic structures
  • Grazing management / animal integration / dairy

10:30-10:40 Travel to Esoterra (8985 Valmont Rd.)

10:40 -11:05 No-till veggies / site renovation

11:05 -11:15 Eastern area prairie dog removal overview

11:15 -11:30 Return to Hub