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2006 Colorado College State of the Rockies report card

  • Hecox, Walter E., editor
  • Weaver, Stephen G., photographer
  • O'Brady, Caitlin, editor
  • Hurlbutt, Bryan, editor
  • Colorado College. State of the Rockies Project
Date Created
Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • English
Topic Geographic
  • conference publication

The 2006 State of the Rockies Report Card continues the Rockies Project tradition of reporting key issues in this unique region of spectacular natural beauty, cultural wealth, abundant resources, and fragile environment. The Report Card includes analysis and discussion of some key issues that confront the Rockies: biodiversity, ranch economics, climate change, land conservation, and child development. Edited by Walter E. Hecox (CC professor of economics), Bryan Hurlbutt (CC class of 2004), and Caitlin O'Brady (CC class of 2005).



Original Adobe InDesign files saved as PDF. Converted to PDF/A1.b using Preflight function of Adobe Acrobat Professional, version 9.

Acknowledgements -- President's Introduction -- Colorado College, The Rocky Mountain West, and The State of the Rockies Project -- Editors' Preface and Executive Summary -- Rockies Baseline: Vital Signs for a Region in Transition -- A Common Western Voice: Can the Rockies Be Heard in Washington, D.C.? -- Ranching in the Rockies: Threats and Signs of Hope -- Conservation Easements: Preserving Private Land in the Rockies -- New Resource Management: Innovative Approaches in the Rockies -- Experiments in Managing the Federal Estate: The Case of the Valles Caldera -- Biodiversity: a Coat of Many Colors -- The Invasion of Our Rockies: Hype or Management Priority -- Myths Versus Realities Concerning Threatened and Endangered Species in the Rockies -- The Endangered Species Act of 1973: An Overview -- Preserving Biodiversity: Mapping Habitat Threat in the Rockies -- Fragmenting the Western American Landscape -- Regional Challenges of Future Climate Change -- Climate Change: Modeling a Warmer Rockies and Assessing the Implications -- Environmental Justice: Income, Race, Ethnicity and Toxic Pollution in the Rockies Metro Areas -- Grading the Rockies: Nurturing the Youth - REVISED April 14, 2006 -- Methods, Additional Acknowledgements, and Contributors' Biographies.

"An Outreach Activity of Colorado College: Vision 2010"

Administrative Notes

Original Adobe InDesign files saved as PDF. Converted to PDF/A1.b using Preflight function of Adobe Acrobat Professional, version 9.

Copyright restrictions apply. Contact the Colorado College State of the Rockies Project for permission to publish.
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136 pages : color illustrations, color maps