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


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. Space is limited so registration is required. Sorry - We are Full


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. Sorry - We are Full


Jefferson County Amphibians and Reptiles

Wednesday, May 16

6:00-7:30 PM

Andrew DuBois, Jeffco Open Space, will discuss the identification of local amphibians and reptiles and provide an overview of their habitats and behavior with an emphasis on sensitive and non-native species. He will also summarize recent research and management projects involving these species on Jeffco Open Space parks. Sorry - We are Full


Coyote Country 2

Wednesday, May 23

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. Space is limited so registration is required. Register


Outdoor Recreation in the West: Who Cares?

Wednesday, June 20

6:00-7:30 PM

Rebecca Watson, shareholder in the law firm of Welborn Sullivan Meek & Tooley, P.C. in Denver, will speak about the challenges faced by agencies tasked with providing outdoor recreation on public lands. With more than 30 years of legal and policy experience in the fields of conventional and renewable energy, mining, natural resources and federal environmental law, Rebecca counsels companies on environmental regulatory compliance and agency engagement strategies. Register

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