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Beatrice Willard

Added by yongli on 02/03/2017 - 13:27, last changed on 08/25/2022 - 07:24
Dr. Beatrice Willard (1925–2003) was an internationally recognized tundra ecologist who made significant contributions to environmental policy in Colorado and the nation. Her research in the Colorado mountains established her as a well-known ecologist, educator, and negotiator. Early Life Beatrice...

Beatrice Willard Alpine Tundra Research Plots

Added by yongli on 10/26/2016 - 14:26, last changed on 12/10/2018 - 09:11
The Beatrice Willard Alpine Tundra Research Plots were established in 1959 by Beatrice Willard at two high-altitude locations along Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP). Willard’s studies at the plots and elsewhere in the park were among the first to examine how visitors were...

Rocky Mountain National Park

Added by yongli on 10/21/2015 - 16:12, last changed on 03/10/2023 - 02:38
Established on January 26, 1915, Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) has for more than a century been one of the country’s most visited national parks. Mountain vistas and wilderness solitude draw millions of people every year. The park lies between elevations of 7,000 and 14,259 feet, harboring...

Trail Ridge Road

Added by yongli on 05/22/2018 - 15:50, last changed on 04/17/2020 - 08:19
Trail Ridge Road snakes roughly fifty miles across Rocky Mountain National Park , from Estes Park to Grand Lake . Planned and built from about 1929 to 1938, the road provided a safer route across the Continental Divide for the park’s growing number of visitors. Trail Ridge Road reaches an elevation...
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