Land Stewardship Series

Learning and Understanding 

A new series of seminars for Jeffco residents that will provide an understanding and appreciation for Jeffco lands and their ecological benefits.

Evening events are held the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm at:

Jeffco Open Space Building
700 Jefferson County Parkway, Suite 100
Golden, CO 80401

Details for other events and their venues are listed below.

Seating is limited so registration is required.

Big Year Jeffco 2018

As part of our Land Stewardship Series Jeffco Invasive Species Management and Jeffco Open Space will be sponsoring BIG YEAR JEFFCO in 2018.

Because Jefferson County is home to over 200 species of birds, we decided to encourage people to get outside and document the birds they see within the county. BIG YEAR JEFFCO

The Dirt on Soil

Wednesday, February 21,  2018 

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Clark Harshbarger, Resource Soil Scientist, USDA NRCS will speak about soil - Its importance, structure and the organisms that live in it. Sorry we are full


Know the Noxious Weeds

Wednesday, March 21

6:00-7:30 PM

Jefferson County is home to many non-native noxious weeds.  Join us to learn about our common ones and how to manage them.  Alicia Doran, ISM Coordinator will provide information about identification and control options. Register


Coyote Country

Wednesday, April 18

6:00-7:30 PM

Whether you are concerned or curious about coyotes, you'll want to attend this talk highlighting recent findings on coyote biology, ecology and behavior as it impacts Jeffco residents. 

Mary Ann Bonnell, JCOS Visitor Services Manager will be our speaker. She has been instrumental in promoting coyote awareness in our region. Register


Black Bear Basics

Wednesday, April 25

6:00-7:30 PM

Jefferson County is black bear country. Join Mary Ann Bonnell, JCOS Visitor Services Manager, for an engaging overview of black bear biology, ecology and behavior. We’ll also discuss safety and how to minimize human-pet-bear conflict in your community and on the trail. Register

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