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

Native Plants in Your Garden

Wednesday, Oct. 17 6-7:30 PM

Join us to learn how to create a home landscape with Colorado’s colorful native plants and how landscaping with natives is beneficial to our environment.

The instructor, Irene Shonle, is the Extension Director for Gilpin County and is a past Vice President of the Colorado Native Plant Society. She speaks about native plants statewide, maintains a native plant demonstration garden at the Gilpin Extension Office and uses them extensively in her own garden. Sold Out

Our Neighbors are Wild - An Urban Wildlife Symposium

Saturday, Nov 17 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Lakewood Cultural Center

The Jeffco Land Stewardship Series presents "Our Neighbors are Wild!" an urban wildlife symposium. 

Come join us to learn about the wildlife living in areas shared with humans.

Topics will include:

  • Coyote Country
  • Snakes - What's the Buzz?
  • Raptors
  • Rabies in Wildlife
  • Invasive Species - Bullfrogs and Red-eared Sliders