A world-renowned climate research site near Crested Butte is now protected by a conservation easement

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Media Type: Article - Recent

Date of Publication: July 16

Year of Publication: 2020

Publication City: Denver, CO

Publisher: The Colorado Sun

Author(s): Jason Blevins

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Colorado Open Lands’ easement on 270 acres to protect the Rocky Mountain Biological Lab prevents development and serves as a model for management of conserved land

The Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory in Gothic has spent almost a century working to protect pristine swaths of wild lands. The research site, which draws scientists from across the globe every summer and ranks among the world’s largest, oldest and most productive field stations, now is permanently protecting its entire 270-acre research site.

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