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June 5, 2023

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East Boulder Creek June 10 Site Visit rescheduled to July 15.

June 10 East Boulder Creek Site Visit rescheduled to July 15 due to wet and muddy conditions.

Boulder County, Colo. - Boulder County Parks & Open Space is hosting two site visits to the East Boulder Creek Site as part of the ongoing management planning process. The June 10 site visit has been rescheduled to Saturday, July 15, due to extremely wet and muddy conditions.

Visitors will have the opportunity to experience the site and offer feedback to staff about the area and conservation and recreation priorities.

  • Saturday, July 8, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    This visit will be conducted in Spanish with English interpretation available.
  • RESCHEDULED Saturday, June 10 July 15, 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    This visit will be conducted in English with Spanish interpretation available

Visitors can drop in anytime and should park at 12339 Kenosha Rd., Erie. Free tacos will be available from a food truck between 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. All ages are welcome, and activities will be available for kids.

Community Survey

A second community survey is open for the public to provide feedback about the actions being considered and what should be prioritized. The survey focuses on conservation priorities, visitor experiences, and a site name. The survey can be found on the East Boulder Creek Site Management Plan page and closes on July 31. A Spanish version of the survey will be available soon.

Background

East Boulder Creek is a 1,377 acre site where the public will be welcome to visit after the planning and implementation work is complete. The site will include recreational infrastructure while ensuring a thriving habitat and continuing agriculture values. The site is composed of five individual open space properties that contain a dozen ponds and five miles of perennial streams along Boulder Creek and Coal Creek. The goal is to provide a welcoming space for all in the community while conserving the open space values important to everyone. Agriculture, wildlife, native plants, and public use can all exist in harmony at this site.

Visit boco.org/EastBoulderCreek for more information. Additional public input opportunities will be available throughout the planning process. Please contact Heidi Wagner, Resource Planning Division Manager, at hwagner@bouldercounty.org or 720-864-6501.

Aerial view of the East Boulder Creek Site with the text "East Boulder Creek Imagine Exploring Ideas for a New Community Open Space"