Open Space Program

Open Space Program encompasses the Land Heritage Program and the Payment for Ecosystem Services programs.
  1. Land Heritage Program

    Review printable documents about the Land Heritage Program.

  2. Open Space Commission

    The San Miguel County Open Space Commission seeks to protect and conserve open space for people, natural habitat for flora and fauna, and agricultural lands for the farming and ranching communities throughout San Miguel County for this and future generations.

  3. Payment for Ecosystem Services

    Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) is a pilot program which provides incentives to landowners in exchange for managing their land to provide an ecological service, such as habitat for plants and animals, soil cover, carbon sequestration, clean air, clean water, etc.