About Us

MISSION The Rockwall County Open Space Alliance (RCOSA) will
  • Encourage and promote the protection and conservation of open space of natural, historic or geological significance,
  • Seek the preservation of water storage basins in the natural valleys formed by the hills and creeks in Rockwall County, and
  • Explore the need to secure land for a major preserve/public amenity that could potentially be developed in the future and available to all Rockwall County citizens.
Click here for a copy of our 2015 Rockwall County Open Space Master Plan...[Read More...]

Meet Our Board

The Rockwall County Open Space Alliance (RCOSA) is an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit group born out of the Open Space Alliance initiative created by the Rockwall County Commissioners Court in 2012. The RCOSA Board of Directors currently has twelve members:
  • Nell Welborn, President
  • Dale S. Morgan, Treasurer
  • Becky E. Burkett, Vice President & Acting Secretary
  • Robert DeJean, Project Coordinator
  • The Honorable Brian Williams
  • Garvin Tate...[Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Feb
29
Sat
10:00 AM Monarch Migration with the Rockw...
Monarch Migration with the Rockw...
Feb 29 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Monarch Migration with the Rockwall County Open Space Alliance @ Rockwall County Library
This fun family activity event will include a short presentation about Monarchs and their migration through Texas as well as a family gardening activity so you can help feed the monarchs at your house! This[...]
Mar
28
Sat
10:00 AM Monarch Waystation Workshop
Monarch Waystation Workshop
Mar 28 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Monarch Waystation Workshop @ Rockwall County Library
Join us for an informative workshop on how to set up a successful Monarch butterfly waystation in your own backyard or community area.  More details to come.
Apr
18
Sat
9:00 AM RCOSA at the Aspasians Marketplace
RCOSA at the Aspasians Marketplace
Apr 18 @ 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
RCOSA at the Aspasians Marketplace @ Wilkerson-Sanders Memorial Stadium
We’re back for our second year at the April 18th Aspasians Marketplace!  Monarchs are the only butterflies that make a lengthy journey – up to 3,000 miles – twice each year.  Learn how, when, why[...]

Projects

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