ELP Bronze Achiever - Jefferson County Open Space
Jefferson County Open Space
The mission of Jefferson County (Jeffco) Open Space is to preserve open space and parkland, protect park and natural resources, and provide healthy, nature-based experiences. Jeffco Open Space was founded as a land conservation organization in 1972 by PLAN Jeffco and The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County. Funded with a one-half of one percent sales tax, Jeffco Open Space contributes to city and park district projects, has preserved more than 54,000 acres, and manages 28 open space parks and more than 252 miles of trails in Jefferson County, Colorado.