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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 02/07/2021 - 01:07
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...

Cottonwood Trees

Added by yongli on 01/29/2021 - 17:18, last changed on 03/19/2021 - 01:07
One of the most ecologically and culturally significant trees in Colorado, the plains cottonwood ( Populus deltoides monilifera ) thrives near rivers and riparian areas throughout the state. It is one of the only tree species to grow on Colorado’s Great Plains , which made it an important source of...
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