The official public meeting Oct 5 to discuss the continued closure of the Santa Fe Trail through the Air Force Academy drew close to 100 concerned citizens. Trail users wanted to know what it would take to reopen the trail and when that will happen. A list of proposed steps was shared, but no timeline was given.
TOSC will keep you informed on this issue. If you want to contact the AFA and let them know you are willing to be part of the solution AND how important the Santa Fe Trail is to you (recreation/transportation), y
The Trails and Open Space Coalition, in partnership with the Friends of Cheyenne Canon and Heuberger Motors, is hosting the inaugural Get to Know Your Park event on October 10th. Visitors can drop in at the Starsmore Discovery Center from 9 – 12 to meet the Friends group, pick up some visitor information and receive some great swag from our friends at Heuberger Motors. Guided hikes start at 9 and 10:30.
Ballot issue 2D will allow the City of Colorado Springs to retain $2.1 million to spend on eight critical trail projects.
PLEASE VOTE IN THE NOV 3 ELECTION, AND VOTE YES FOR TRAILS!
We will have yard signs in the TOSC office by Friday, October 9th in the afternoon. If you would like to help distribute yard signs, or put one in your yard, please contact us to arrange pickup this week or next week.
The Trails and Open Space Coalition Board of Directors has also voted to support 2C, the sales tax for road repairs. Several of the projects listed for priority are in our public parks such as Cheyenne Cañon, Garden of the Gods and Palmer Park.
The Waldo Waldo 5K is a locally-run family-friendly 5K walk & “fun run” fundraiser for local nonprofits.
The registration fee comes with a Waldo or Wenda costume kit (characters from the popular “Where’s Waldo?” children’s books) that includes a shirt, hat and glasses! Register now; the price increases the morning of the event.
Trails and Open Space Coalition Members, join us for our annual Members’ Celebration!Thursday, October 22 we will gather to celebrate a successful year with Trails and Open Spaces, and thank YOU for your support. Food, drink, prizes, fun! Members of record will receive details in your Fall newsletter, arriving in the mail any day.