La Plata Open Space Conservancy's mission is to permanently protect open lands that have significant agricultural, wildlife habitat, open space, recreational and/or historical/archaeological resources, for the benefit of the community and the general public.

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Welcome to LPOSC


THANK YOU everyone for coming out and showing your support of Open Space at our 20th Annual Snowdown Event last night! Thank you to our sponsors for making it possible:

















Thank you to our local artists for their beautiful artwork: Milt Beens, Sharon Abshagen, Gardner Catsman, Susan Giddings, Rebecca Koeppen, Lisa Mackey, Jane Mercer, Judy Morgan, MaryAnne Nelson & Linda Pampinella.


Thank you to our local and regional wines and craft spirits crafters and our local food crafters who participated in the event!













"When we see land as a community to which we belong, we may begin to use it with love and respect."
Aldo Leopold