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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...

Snow

Added by yongli on 05/06/2016 - 15:57, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 07:05
Colorado is known for its snow, which sustains the ski industry and supplies much of the water that flows into major rivers of the American West. Snow falls in the winter in all parts of Colorado, and the deepest snowpacks are in the high mountains crossing the center of . Snow Zones The extent of...

Wildfire in Colorado

Added by yongli on 05/09/2016 - 15:25, last changed on 09/10/2016 - 21:16
Coloradans have coevolved with fire. From early Native Americans to Euro-American colonizers, to modern government agents, humans have influenced the direction of fire as much as fire has influenced the course of people. The fire-adapted landscapes we see in Colorado today are the direct result of...
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