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Podcasts of Lectures

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  • Thumbnail for  Colorado State Government and forests: controversy over health, climate, and roads
    Colorado State Government and forests: controversy over health, climate, and roads

    State of the Rockies Lecture: Nolan Doesken is a state climatologist who has been monitoring Colorado’s climate for decades. Mike King is the executive director of Colorado Department of Natural Resources. Their combined expertise offesr a unique view of Colorado forests from a Colorado government perspective. Recorded December 6, 2010.

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    Big Burn: the lasting legacy of the nation's largest wildfire by Egan, Timothy

    Timothy Egan's talk is based on his new book, The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America, a New York Times Bestseller and winner of 2009 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. Mr. Egan is also author of The Worst Hard Time, winner of the national book award for nonfiction and an op-ed columnist for the New York Times, writing his weekly "Opinionator" section. Recorded October 18, 2010.

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    Bison in Yellowstone by McNamara, Amy

    Amy McNamara, the National Parks program director for the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, delivered this final lecture in the 2008-2009 Fall/Winter State of the Rockies Speaker Series. Also part of Notable Lectures & Performances series, Colorado College. Recorded February 23, 2009.

  • Thumbnail for Climate change : what happens in a warmer Rockies?
    Climate change : what happens in a warmer Rockies? by Zimmerman, Greg , Pielke, Roger A., 1968- , Schendler, Auden , Pielke, Roger A.

    Part of the annual State of the Rockies Conference. Greg Zimmerman (CC class of 2006) discusses the results of the climate report card. Discussing "Climate Change in the Rockies: In Theory and On the Ground" are Roger A. Pielke, Sr., professor in the department of atmospheric science at Colorado State University; Roger Pielke, Jr., a professor in the environmental studies department at the University of Colorado; and Auden Schendler, director of environmental affairs at the Aspen Skiing Company. Recorded April 13, 2006.

  • Thumbnail for Environmental groups and public involvement in forest health decisions
    Environmental groups and public involvement in forest health decisions

    Suzanne Jones and Sloan Shoemaker give an insight into the role of environmental group and public involvement in the forest decisions made by the government concerning the future of our national and state forests. Suzanne Jones is the central Rocky Mountain regional director of the Wilderness Society and Sloan Shoemaker is the executive director of the Aspen Wilderness Workshop. Recorded January 31, 2011.

  • Thumbnail for Ranching in the Rockies : threats and signs of hope
    Ranching in the Rockies : threats and signs of hope

    Part of the annual State of the Rockies Conference. Dan Dagget, environmentalist, discusses "The New Ranch: A Means Toward Equal Protection for the Land." Student researcher Andrew Yarbrough (CC class of 2006) presents the results of the ranching report card, and a panel consisting of ranchers Doc and Connie Hatfield, of Country Natural Beef; rancher Dale Lasater, of Lasater Grasslands Beef; Brian Rohter, chief executive officer of New Seasons Market; and rancher John Schiffer, Wyoming state senator, discuss ranching in the Rockies. Recorded April 11, 2006.

  • Thumbnail for Reclaiming American agriculture
    Reclaiming American agriculture by Weida, William J.

    William Weida addresses the economic, political and health impacts of Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs), how and why we have deviated from conventional farming, and how we can reclaim American agriculture. Part of the 2009-2010 State of the Rockies Speaker series: "Food and Agriculture in the Rockies." Recorded September 7, 2009.

  • Thumbnail for State of the Rockies lecture: 2011 Champion of the Rockies award presentation
    State of the Rockies lecture: 2011 Champion of the Rockies award presentation by Williams, Terry Tempest

    CC President Richard Celeste awarded the 2011 Champion of the Rockies Award to conservationist, advocate for free speech, and author of "Refuge," Terry Tempest Williams. Terry Tempest Williams addresses the audience with several selected readings. Recorded April 4, 2011.

  • Thumbnail for The White is turning red : case study of the White River National Forest
    The White is turning red : case study of the White River National Forest by Burke, Jan , Dixon, Antoine

    Tony Dixon is the deputy regional forester of the Rocky Mountain Region and Jan Burke is the forest health coordinator for the White River National Forest. Their talk stems from their many years of experience working for the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado and examines the White River National Forest in Northwestern Colorado. Recorded November 8, 2010.