100 Years of Environmental Change in RMNP

May 4, 2018

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.

Walk away with an understanding of how past human activities influence contemporary ecosystems and options for management of natural resources within the park.