There's More to This Place than Meets the Eye: 100 Years of Environmental Change in RMNP
- Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute
- May 5, 2017
- Location: 1895 Fall River Road, Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute, CO
- Phone: (970) 586-3262
- Time: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
- Price: $80 per adult
This course provides an overview of the history of environmental change in the national park, emphasizing human-caused change. We will discuss the history of mining, water engineering, recreational development and tourism, atmospheric inputs of dust and nitrates, wildlife management, and climate change in the context of protecting and restoring natural environments within the national park. The objective is to understand how past human activities influence contemporary ecosystems and options for management of natural resources within the Park.