The Colorado College State of the Rockies Project is in its eleventh year, and seeks to increase public understanding of vital issues affecting the Rockies. The Rockies Project maintains a field research component each year that sends a team of explorers to the wild places of the Rocky Mountains to discover the ongoing stories of conservation in the region. This effort is made possible by Colorado College.
As civilization expands in the Rocky Mountains, habitat for wildlife shrinks. At the same time, it becomes ever more difficult for Americans to experience the wild places for which the Rocky Mountains are famous. We intend to explore some of the remaining wild places in New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana and speak with the leaders in the effort for large landscape conservation.