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Irrigation in Colorado

Added by yongli on 02/03/2017 - 11:48, last changed on 03/18/2020 - 13:16
The tension between aridity and irrigated agriculture has been a defining characteristic of Colorado for much of its modern history. On average, the state receives less than fifteen inches of annual precipitation, making it the seventh driest state in the country. To complicate matters, the...

Land Use and Bird Life in Colorado

Added by yongli on 01/15/2020 - 15:17, last changed on 02/16/2020 - 01:07
In the early to mid-1800s, when Europeans and Euro-Americans began arriving in what is now Colorado, they encountered a landscape that was significantly different from what we see today. The changes that have occurred to the landscape since then have had significant impacts on the state’s natural...
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