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2011 Colorado College State of the Rockies report card

  • Clarke, Russell, editor
  • Hecox, Walter E., editor
  • Weaver, Stephen G., photographer
  • Gottfried, Matthew C., editor
  • Colorado College. State of the Rockies Project
Date Created
Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • English
Topic Geographic
  • conference publication

The 2011 State of the Rockies Report Card is focused on the Eastern Plains, Infrastructure and Recreation. These separate but interrelated topics are all important aspects to the Rockies region.


Table of Contents: An Introduction from the President: The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project: Research, Report, Engage! / Richard F. Celeste, President, Colorado College -- Colorado College, The Rocky Mountain West, and The State of the Rockies Project / Walter E. Hecox, (CC professor of economics) Project Director, State of the Rockies -- Editors’ Preface / Walter E. Hecox, Russell H. Clarke (CC class of 2010) Program Coordinator, State of the Rockies Project, Matthew C. Gottfried, Technical Liaison, State of the Rockies Project -- Overview Section: The Rockies: A Region Continually Defined and Redefined by Resources and Environment / Walter E. Hecox -- Overview Section: The Eastern Plains: Decline and Potential Rejuvenation -- Case Study: Fowler, Colorado -- Case Study: Phillips County, Montana -- Case Study: Powder River Basin, Wyoming -- Case Study: Judith Gap, Montana / Brendan Boepple (CC class of 2011), Rebecca Spira (CC class of 2011) -- Overview Section: Infrastructure: Essential Services in Need of Attention -- Case Study: Silverton's Last Mile -- Case Study: The Hi-Line: Vital Artery or Bleeding Vein -- Case Study: I-70: The Interstate through the Rockies / Jeremiah Cox (CC class of 2011), Anna Johnson (CC class of 2011) -- Overview Section: Recreation: Nature Based Recreation in the Rockies: The New Value of the Region's Resources -- Case Study:Where to Draw the Boundaries? A Look at Skiing and Public Lands -- Case Study: The History of Railroads and National Parks -- Case Study: Recreation and Legal Standing -- Case Study: Pay to Play -- Case Study: The Health of Recreation -- Case Study: The Rafting and Property Conflict -- Case Study: Denver Parks and Recreation / Emil Dimantchev (CC class of 2011), Zoe Osterman (CC class of 2011) -- Methods, Additional Acknowledgements, and Contributors.

"An Outreach Activity of Colorado College: Vision 2010"

Administrative Notes


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126 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps