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11/10/2016 10:47 AM

The forest management project at Betasso Preserve has transitioned to Phase 2 and is now located in the Bummers Rock Trail area.  As a reminder, the park will be open this Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day. The project is on county-owned open space land adjacent to the City of Boulder's Betasso Water Treatment Plant.


08/29/2016 10:23 AM

Boulder County is about to start a fuels reduction (tree thinning) project at Betasso Preserve. About 190 acres will be thinned to reduce risk from catastrophic wildfires during the project, which is to begin in early October and is scheduled to end by March 31, 2017.

Closings of Betasso will take place Mondays through Fridays from mid-October through December, during helicopter operations that are part of the project. Additional trail closures for short durations may be required to...

10/06/2016 02:44 PM

First attempt Wednesday, Oct. 12, weather permitting

Boulder County Parks & Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff's Office Wildland Fire Management Program plan to conduct a prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch sometime between Oct. 12 and 31.

The first attempt will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, weather permitting, but could take place any day in the defined burn window. Updates will be posted to the...

09/19/2016 08:47 AM

Beginning the week of September 19, 2016 through mid-March 2017, Coal Creek Trail between State Highway 7 and Vista Parkway will be closed for repairs.

The repairs will be to construct a flood wall, install a pumping system and install the pumping system power supply. Other work will include dewatering operations, removal of existing structures, concrete bikeway construction, stormwater management, seeding and site restoration.

09/19/2016 09:24 AM

Chapman Drive is still closed for trail repairs, but is expected to reopen in October.

From the project manager: