Friends Interested in Dogs and Open Space– FIDOS– is a non-profit Boulder Colorado based organization created in 1994 for and by dog-owners who were concerned about maintaining access to Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks.
FIDOS works collaboratively with our city’s land managers to ensure dog-walking access for future generations through responsible dog guardianship and protection of our natural areas.
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Green Tag Video Review
Its probably years since you saw the Green Tag VideoThis is an informal review quiz (not associated with OSMP) to see how much you remember.It's just for your personal amusement, its anonymous and results are not stored, .If you'd like to view the video before starting the quiz the link is here
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Some trail heads require you to leash your dog in the parking lot
Question 1 Explanation:
All trail heads in the OSMP system now require your dog to be leashed in the parking lot
The Green Tag Program is a Boulder County initiative, signed into to law in 1996
Question 2 Explanation:
The Green Tag Program is a became part of Boulder Municipal Code in 1996, (City only).
COMMENT: Boulder Green Tags are not recognized on Boulder County and Colorado State properties. Local rules apply.
There are rattle snakes and porcupines in the Open Space.
Your dogs must not chase wildlife for their its own safety
Question 3 Explanation:
Its true that their are some dangerous wildlife in the Open Space, but the OSMP are more interested in the effect on wildlife than your dog.
COMMENT: It is a good idea to know if your vet carries anti-venom serum during the summer.
The Video states that your dog must not behave in a way "any reasonable peron may find harrassing or disturbing". The understanding of a reasonable person is explicitly defined
Question 4 Explanation:
There is no indication of how a reasonable person should react. The majority of people are tolerant to others though the word of the complainer is usually taken.
Your dog has completed obedience classes at the humane society and is qualified to be under V&S control
Question 5 Explanation:
Another double TRUE. The video states the dog must be trained and obedience classes are available at the Humane Society, but these classes do not necessarily equip your dog to handle the scents and temptations of the Open Space.
You live in Denver, you have 2 dogs and are visiting a Boulder OSMP Voice and Sight trail for the day.
You need 2 Green Tags, one for each dog
You need 1 green tag as you are the owner of both dogs
You dont need a Green Tag as you live in Denver
Question 6 Explanation:
All visitors to Boulder's Open Space with dogs under V&S control need a Green Tag for each dog.
The City encourages visitors to clean up after their dog by providing bags at the trail heads
Question 7 Explanation:
The bags are provided by volunteers, though the city does clean the waste recepticals.
You may want to take excess plastic bags to your local trail head
The maximum fine for a Voice and Sight infringement is
$250 and loss of the V&S tag
$1000 or 90 days in Jail
If you have two dogs under Voice and Sight Control you must carry at least one leash.
Question 9 Explanation:
You must have one leash per dog
"The Open Space is not the place to train your dog unless in a sanctioned class"
Question 10 Explanation:
The statement is true, except there are currently no sanctioned classes which would prepare your dog for the temptation of the Open Space.
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