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The State of the Rockies Project enhances understanding of and action to address socio-environmental challenges in the Rocky Mountain West through collaborative student-faculty research, education, and stakeholder engagement.

Our Goals:

  • Facilitate faculty-student collaborative research on critical socio-environmental issues in the Rocky Mountain West.
  • Disseminate research through academic publications and presentations.
  • Share research and Conservation in the West poll findings with community stakeholders and political leaders.
  • Increase campus-wide understanding of the socio-environmental challenges facing the Rocky Mountain Region and what is being done to address these challenges.

2018 State of the Rockies Report:
Western Forests in the Anthropocene

2018 State of the Rockies Report cover

The 2018 Conservation in the West Poll

Explore the results of the 2018 poll here

Watch the release presentation event from Outdoor Retailer

Hues of violet descend on the Gore Range indicating the on-coming of winter.