Virtual meeting to also include information about agricultural land restoration efforts

The City of Boulder will host a virtual meeting on Monday, Dec. 13, to provide updates about city work to conserve and manage prairie dogs on Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) lands. The online meeting is scheduled to occur from 6 to 8 p.m. A link for the meeting will be available through this webpage.

During the online meeting, city staff will provide updates on prairie dog management work completed in 2021, the status of prairie dog occupancy on city open space lands and 2022 plans for Open Space and Mountain Parks’ system-wide management and conservation of prairie dogs. Staff also will provide information on how the department is implementing recently adopted City Council recommendations to manage prairie dogs and monitor soil health in irrigated agricultural areas where prairie dogs have been removed. Prairie dog management actions in 2022 may include the use of lethal control, relocation and land restoration techniques.

Open Space and Mountain Parks staff encourage community members to watch video presentations that department has developed in advance of the meeting.