Trees, walking trails, scenic areas, demonstration garden, and natural floral and fauna make our community unique. Over the years, as we talk with homeowners, maintaining these Open Spaces are of primary importance. Invariably, Encroachment in our backyard areas comes up. There has been talk of selling it to homeowners. We welcome all ideas, but dealing with common area and open space becomes quickly complicated, impacting everyone in different ways. What are the true costs and benefits to the Association of selling Open Space? How do we measure the true impact to everyone?