We’re charging ahead in our petition drive, with more than 1,200 signatures collected so far. (A quick trip to the Chatfield dog park on Sunday yielded 50 more!) Three quick updates: ONE: We’re aiming to get as many names as possible before the next County Commissioners meeting, June 20.
FEDP’s next community meeting is set for Thursday, June 15, 7 pm, at Church of the Hills. The address is 28626 Buffalo Park Rd. in Evergreen. Please come to hear the latest on our progress—and our strategies moving forward.
FEDP members are urged to register for our Petition Signature Drive this weekend, at King Soopers and Chow Down in Evergreen and the Chatfield Dog Park in Littleton. Please go to our signup page to register. We’ve allocated a series of hour-long time slots at all three locations for both…
A whopping 63 FEDP members and supporters came to yesterday’s JeffCo Board of Commissioners Meeting, many wearing our group’s signature white shirts. Unfazed by the commissioners’ decision to postpone the regular public comment period for nearly 2 hours (while they debated an unrelated land-use issue), we made a huge statement…
Speak Now or Forever Hold Your Leash—Friends of Evergreen Dog Park #BarkBack continues— On May 16, FEDP members will meet at the JeffCo Board of County Commissioners for our biggest BCC showing yet.
On April 13, the Canyon Courier reported that Doug Turner, FEDP vice president and director, presented new research to the Jefferson County Commissioners showing that the E. coli testing conducted by Open Space in our park’s creek was likely flawed, urging the commissioners to investigate discrepancies in the agency’s findings.
The Denver Post recently ran an article that (finally!) reached past the juicy “poop” headline to start a more important discussion: “Yes, dog parks can be poop pastures, but are they unsafe?”
On March 30, the Denver Post published a letter from FEDP’s Karen Morales, “Rash decision to close Evergreen’s Elk Meadow dog park.” Three days later, the Post ran two more letters concerning our park:
To regain momentum and rally our troops, we have scheduled another community meeting for 7 pm on Thursday, May 4, at Church of the Hills, 28628 Buffalo Park Rd. in Evergreen. Please join us. We are considering a number of strategies to keep the pressure on Open Space and the…
Monday’s Denver Post featured an op-ed piece–what the paper calls a Guest Commentary–from FEDP vice president Douglas Turner.