Twin Lakes has a Vibrant Wildlife Community

 Graphic from the County's wildlife study illustrating location of critical wildlife corridors that would be destroyed by the massive apartment project being championed by the County Commission and Boulder Valley Housing Authority.

Graphic from the County's wildlife study illustrating location of critical wildlife corridors that would be destroyed by the massive apartment project being championed by the County Commission and Boulder Valley Housing Authority.

 

Twin Lakes is home to a vibrant wildlife community

Independent studies by Twin Lakes Action Group and the City/County of Boulder agree that the parcels the County would like to develop provides important habitat and irreplaceable wildlife corridors for a large number of species. 

You can download and review the latest government study that reinforces these conclusions by clicking here.

And, reinforcing the grave concerns raised in the hydrology report, the County's own study revealed the presence of a Mallard duck nest in the north parcel. 

 

Twin Lakes meets ALL FIVE Parks and Open Space Criteria for Open Space Acquisition

  1. Land threatened by development that is near or adjacent to existing open space.
  2. Prime agricultural land - the Twin Lakes fields are USDA/NRCS-designated as agricultural lands of prime, statewide importance - the gold standard for agricultural lands.
  3. Wildlife habitat. 
  4. Pirparian and scenic corridors - the Twin Lakes fields have designated Waters of the United States. 
  5. Land that could provide trail connections.  
 Ducks enjoy a typical spring day in the wildlife-rich Twin Lakes open spaces. 

Ducks enjoy a typical spring day in the wildlife-rich Twin Lakes open spaces.