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2005 Report Card

The 2005 Colorado College State of the Rockies Report Card

The 2005 State of the Rockies Report Card continues the Rockies Project tradition of identifying, assessing, and communicating key issues and problems in this unique region of spectacular natural beauty and cultural wealth, abundant resources and fragile environment. In these pages you will find thoughtful and often provocative analysis and discussion of some key issues that confront the Rockies: energy, the condition of the national parks, urban sprawl, toxic waste, creative occupations, and civic engagement.


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Table of Contents

Terry Anderson's challenge essay: "From the Old West to the New West and Back Again"

"The Toxic Rockies"

"Civic Engagement and Capacity"

"National Parks Under Stress"

"Rockies Sprawl Index"

"Creative Occupation Patterns"