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Buffalo Peaks Ranch

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 16:14, last changed on 01/10/2018 - 01:07
Buffalo Peaks Ranch is one of the oldest ranches in South Park , with roots in Adolphe and Marie Guiraud’s 1862 homestead along the Middle Fork of the South Platte River between Hartsel and Fairplay . Over the next eighty years, three generations of the Guiraud family gradually expanded the ranch...

Colorado Water Institute

Added by yongli on 04/03/2017 - 16:10, last changed on 08/25/2017 - 11:13
The Colorado Water Institute (CWI), an affiliate of Colorado State University (CSU) since 1965, exists for the express purpose of focusing the expertise of higher education on evolving water concerns and problems in the Centennial State. History Formerly known as the Colorado Water Resources...

Denver

Added by yongli on 08/03/2016 - 15:33, last changed on 09/06/2018 - 01:07

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Denver is the capital of Colorado and the twenty-first largest city in the United States, sprawling over six counties and 3,497 square miles of the High Plains and the Rocky Mountain foothills. Centered at the confluence of the South Platte River and Cherry Creek , the city and county of Denver...

Flooding in Colorado

Added by yongli on 08/15/2016 - 16:19, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Coloradans have maintained a complex relationship with the natural process of flooding. On one hand, inhabitants of the arid West—from early indigenous communities to current metropolitan populations—have been attracted to the many resources floodplains provide. On the other hand, periodic...

Fort Vasquez

Added by yongli on 11/05/2015 - 16:08, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:41
Louis Vasquez and Andrew Sublette operated the fur- trading post Fort Vasquez from 1835 to 1842. After ruthless competition and changing trade patterns caused the pair to leave the fort, it served as a landmark along the South Platte River Trail before gradually disappearing back into the plains ...

Front Range

Added by yongli on 01/23/2017 - 16:06, last changed on 01/06/2018 - 01:07
The Front Range is a corridor of the Rocky Mountains and surrounding land stretching 200 miles from the Wyoming border on the north to the Arkansas River on the south. The western border of the Front Range consists of a collection of high mountain ranges, from the Medicine Bow and Laramie Mountains...

Greeley

Added by yongli on 06/19/2018 - 13:33, last changed on 10/06/2018 - 01:07
Greeley is a growing community of 100,000 people along the Front Range in northeastern Colorado. Founded as an agricultural colony in 1870, the city has an economic, political, and cultural reach that extends far beyond its municipal borders. Greeley is the county seat of Weld County , one of the...

Sedgwick County

Added by yongli on 01/31/2017 - 10:24, last changed on 01/22/2018 - 01:07
Sedgwick County covers 549 square miles in the northeastern corner of Colorado. It was established in 1889 and named for Fort Sedgwick . Straddling the South Platte River , the county is bordered by Nebraska’s Deuel and Perkins Counties to the north and east, and by Colorado’s Philips and Logan...

South Platte River

Added by yongli on 02/22/2017 - 13:13, last changed on 01/08/2018 - 01:07
The South Platte River flows from its headwaters in the Mosquito Range west of South Park across Colorado’s northeastern plains . From downtown Fairplay to the Nebraska border at Julesburg , its course through Colorado is approximately 380.3 miles. Today, water administrators and water...

Sterling

Added by yongli on 06/28/2017 - 14:05, last changed on 12/28/2017 - 13:43
Sterling is the county seat of Logan County in northeastern Colorado. Founded by homesteaders along the South Platte River in 1881, Sterling quickly developed into a commercial hub on Colorado’s eastern plains . Although it has been through its share of booms and busts, the town continues to serve...
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