open space

Roseville turns negative into positive in land restoration

The city of Roseville’s open space division plans to take advantage of a bad situation in restoring more than 30 acres of land scorched by the Maidu Park fire June 21. They ...

Land swap “win-win” for Placer County, school district

  The Placer County Board of Supervisors has approved an exchange of West Roseville properties projected to benefit both the county and the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School ...

Goats graze to prevent fires in Roseville

Goats will soon begin grazing around the city of Roseville to manage vegetation and prevent fires. The annual project will cost an estimated $200,000 and is tentatively scheduled ...

Roseville's beavers shape landscape

A few years ago, a pond existed behind Woodcreek High School to the delight of Roseville residents. And who did they have to thank? The Roseville beaver population. But these crea ...

Roseville may consider joining county conservation plan

Roseville is considering whether joining a plan to permanently conserve open space and agricultural land in western Placer County aligns with the city’s vision for the future. S ...

Casey takes over Roseville’s parks

As one might expect, Roseville’s new head of parks and recreation is an avid exerciser. Dominick Casey, 37, works out every morning before hitting up the office. It’s a routine ...

Official says avoidance best way to handle snakes

Valerie Lewellen and her dog were walking on the bike trail near E. Roseville Parkway when they encountered an unwanted surprise — a coiled-up rattlesnake. The pair nearly stepp ...

Board OK’s assessment increase for Granite Bay Parks District

The Placer County Board of Supervisors approved an increase June 7 in the parcel assessment for the Granite Bay Parks, Trails and Open Space Assessment District. The increase is ...

City of Roseville works to help the environment

Roseville has an open space department managing more than 4,000 acres of land. Most Roseville open space is around the dozens of miles of streams. Roseville has kept flood plains ...