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Land, Labor, Leisure: An Introduction to the Ecology Section

Added by yongli on 01/27/2017 - 13:13, last changed on 02/07/2017 - 18:42
The environmental history of Colorado is a story of the interplay among land, labor, and leisure. By land, I mean the summation of all the things in the environment that Coloradans did not make: the climate , topography, sunshine, soil fertility, minerals, plants, animals, germs, water, and more...

Colorado River

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Added by Greg Vogl on 08/01/2014 - 09:38, last changed on 09/09/2016 - 08:33
The Colorado is the premier river of the American Southwest. Rising in the mountains of Colorado and Wyoming, this river and its tributaries provide water and hydroelectric power for nearly 35 million people in the United States and Mexico, as well as habitat for several fish species found only in...

Western Slope

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 01/23/2017 - 16:14
“A Fantasy land,” “a mystique,” “a state of mind”—these are only some of the expressions used to describe the Western Slope of Colorado, commonly defined as the roughly one-third of the state that lies west of the Continental Divide . The serpentine divide forms the region’s eastern boundary,...
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