Westerly Creek North and the adjoining Uplands open space are currently in the midst of a massive construction project to make it a more effective floodplain and create pedestrian/bike connections with adjoining paths in Westerly Creek and Sand Creek.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a 15-year plan for the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge to make it more accessible to the public and restore a more natural prairie ecosystem.
Westerly Creek North/Uplands is being developed to have an expansive trail system with vast open space.
Construction on the long awaited Westerly Creek North open space park is expected to begin in February.
The Denver Zoo will convert animal waste and trash into energy right on site, saving 1.5 million pounds in waste every year.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service employees gather every year at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) in northeast Denver for the Bison Roundup, a major event to manage the bison population.
City staff, Park Creek Metro District and other stakeholders have been meeting to finalize construction plans, budget and funding for Westerly Creek North and Uplands open space.
In dry years the lake almost dries out. Now Bluff Lake is looking for matching funds to use a grant that will give them year round water, even in dry years.
What has been completed so far and what will be the next projects?
Forest City is working on a third version of the general development plan for the one square-mile parcel bordering the Wildlife Refuge, called Section 10.