Open spaces offer a kind of critical reflection, adventurous discovery, and democratic freedom that is not found in any other place.

Open Space:

  • Open Space Benefit (click to view)
  • Is uninhabited; that is, land that is not currently used for industrial or residential purposes
  • May be damaged, but remains unfilled by urban configurations
  • Sustains an ecosystem that is consistent with native life on this land Designated Open Space
  • Is made up of open space parcels that are protected forever  by an organization like the Truckee Donner Land Trust against intensive human modification