Tag Archives: Community Education
Colorado’s Public Lands: Engaging Our Communities in Their Care and Protection Report on the Impact of Volunteer Stewardship in 2010
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The crisis facing Colorado’s public lands is at a critical point. The combination of budget cuts, environmental stressors, population and development pressure and increasing use of our lands demands a response. The good news is that our communities … Continue reading
The Life Cycles of Classenia sabulosa and Herperoperla pacifica (Plecoptera: Perlidae) in Two Colorado Streams.
Abstract (Forest Ecology, Community Education) We compared the life cycles of Claassenia sabulosa (Banks 1900) and Hesperoperla pacifica(Banks 1900) (Plecoptera: Perlidae) in allopatry and sympatry by studying 4 populations in 3 streams of the South Platte River Watershed, Colorado. We estimated 2-year … Continue reading
Abstract (Conservation of Natural Resources, Valuable Resources, Community Education) The Greater Platte River Basins (GPRB), located in the heartland of the United States, provides a collaborative opportunity for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and its partners to understand the … Continue reading
Abstract (Wildfires – Rehabilitation, Community Education) Our team was asked to analyze and comment on the existing knowledge and science related to postfire rehabilitation treatments, with particular emphasis on the known effectiveness of these treatments. The general effects of … Continue reading
Lessons Learned from the USDA Forest Service Community-Based Watershed Restoration Partnerships: An Assessment of the Accomplishments, Limitations, and Transferable Knowledge.
Abstract (Community Preparedness, Community Education, Stakeholders) This report assesses the successes, limitations, knowledge and lessons that can be obtained from the large-scale marshaling of people and resources involved with the USDA Forest Service Community-Based Watershed Restoration Partnerships (CBWRP). This report … Continue reading
Abstract (Community Preparedness, Wildfires, Community Education) For ten days in 2002, at the height of the Hayman Fire, Ridgewood was evacuated and residents feared that the loss of their homes was imminent. The evacuation brought the serious situation of high … Continue reading