Open Space Events

Birds of Prey


Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.



Broomfield Community Center
Lakeshore Room
280 Spader Way

Get an up-close view of hawks, owls, and falcons. Enjoy a free, educational program about these fascinating creatures, presented by the Birds of Prey Foundation.

BurrowingOwl for News Flash



Open Space Speaker Series - Spring 2018

Steve at Lewellen Bridge saturated

"Swan Lake"


Wednesday, March 7*
7 p.m.
Eisenhower Room
Broomfield Library, 3 Community Park Rd.


The recovery of Trumpeter Swans to the Nebraska Sandhills has been a thrilling journey and the result of years of work and passion by individuals, biologists, and agencies. Today, Trumpeters have returned to nest on several lakes named after them 130 years ago. Steve Jones, avid birder and author, will explore the uniqueness of the Sandhills Trumpeter Swans; the wild beauty of their nesting sites; and the tenderness, fidelity, and courage of nesting families.
All Fishing

"Keep the Field in Broomfield": Colorful Recollections about the Preservation of Your Broomfield Open Space



Wednesday, April 4*
7 p.m.
Eisenhower Room
Broomfield Library, 3 Community Park Rd.


Learn more about the interesting history associated with some of Broomfield's larger open space preservation efforts from a panel of Broomfield residents. How did the community establish the goal of having 40% of Broomfield preserved as open space and parks? What community actions sparked the acquisition of The Field, Metzger Farm Open Space, and Broomfield County Commons Open Space. Take this opportunity to learn more about your public open space!


* Please Note:

Due to the Broomfield Library/Auditorium parking lot light replacement project, limited parking spaces will be available. More info



Nature Programs


Free programs such as family sunset/moonlight walks and preschool morning nature walks are offered by the Broomfield Nature Program. Explore Broomfield's open lands guided by a local naturalist! Click here for the 2018 schedule!