All research conducted on open space land requires a permit. Apply for a Research and Collections Permit.
Small Research Grants Program
Applications for 2018 Small Research Grants are now open. Jeffco Open Space offers Small Research Grants to individuals or groups to perform research or inventories on Jeffco Open Space lands.
Potential applicants must contact the program coordinator, Hillary King, by December 11, 2017 at 303.271.5924 or [email protected] to discuss the feasibility of the project. Proposals are due by January 16, 2018.
Front Range Research Symposium
The bi-annual Front Range Research Symposium is a collaborative effort among front range open space agencies, including Jeffco Open Space, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks, Boulder County Open Space, and others. This symposium hopes to inspire coordination, collaboration, and partnership among researchers focused on open space management topics. The inaugural symposium was hosted by Boulder Open Space and Mountain parks in April of 2017. View Symposium Information.
Jeffco Open Space Research
Jeffco Open Space conducts research studies to inform management of natural and cultural resources, as well as the visitor experience.
e-Bikes in Jeffco Open Space
Apex Park Trail Management Assessment
Rattlesnake Research Study, North Table Mountain Park
Citizen Science Program
Jeffco Open Space participates in the following Citizen Science Programs:
Partners and studies related to open space management: