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Bureau of Reclamation in Colorado

Added by yongli on 05/12/2016 - 16:53, last changed on 10/30/2017 - 01:07
The United States Reclamation Service, later renamed the Bureau of Reclamation, was created in 1902 to advance settlement of the West through construction of large dams, reservoirs, canals, and other projects. Since then, the service has played an important role in the development of Colorado’s...

Grand Valley Irrigation

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 13:06, last changed on 11/07/2017 - 01:07
The story of irrigation in Colorado’s Grand Valley speaks volumes about the reciprocal relationship between land and community in the arid American West. Early white settlers of Colorado’s Western Slope espoused concepts of landscape and water control that physically transformed the landscape from...

Montrose County

Added by yongli on 11/14/2016 - 16:29, last changed on 12/15/2017 - 12:31
Montrose County covers 2,243 square miles in western Colorado. Named for its seat, Montrose , the county is bordered to the north by Mesa and Delta Counties, to the east by Gunnison County , to the south by Ouray and San Miguel Counties, and to the west by the state of Utah. The county has a...
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