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Thank you for supporting the Trails and Open Space Coalition!
As we look back on the past year, we want to share our appreciation for the many generous people who have helped us to preserve the natural landscape of the Pikes Peak region. Most of our funding comes from individual contributors who value outdoor recreation and share the vision of an interconnected network of trails, greenways and open space in our community.
A Special Thanks
to our major funders and business partners:
Bain Family Foundation
Colorado Springs Health Foundation
Pikes Peak Community Foundation
Live Dream Colorado Real Estate
Community First Foundation
TOSC Goals for 2019
–Advocate for the conservation of 5,000 acres of open space/parks in Banning Lewis Ranch.
–Utilize the City of Colorado Springs Master Plan to identify 3-4 priority projects and take action.
— Develop strategy for next phase of the Ring the Peak project, Next step will being forming the “Fellowship of the Ring”.
–Advocate for the completion and funding for trails gaps on north and south ends of the Legacy Loop.
–Plan and execute hikes/bike rides, providing engaging outdoor experiences that bring the community together and shows the value of our trails and parks.
–Connect with each Friends Group at least annually, and assist Friends Groups in targeting at least one on-site project to champion.
–Maintain an online calendar with regional volunteer opportunities.
–Serve as an “incubator” for new groups whose mission, vision, and future success aligns with our strategic goals.
–Continue to engage City and County partners and the community to identify viable funding options for parks, trails, and open spaces.
–Design and execute an outreach campaign that educates and motivates public behavior to support parks and trails.