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About Learning from the Land

Learning from the Land is a Colorado State University-based research project with sites in northwestern Colorado, and one project site in Wyoming.

This research project uses rangeland monitoring data, local knowledge, stakeholder input, and literature to build state-and-transition models for project areas. The project started in 2013 and finished in 2016.

Topics covered in the research

  • Landscape change and potential in Moffat County, CO
  • Nitrogen cycling, and limitations on grass re-establishment in sagebrush
  • Songbird and sage-grouse use of habitats in northwestern Colorado
  • Studies on aspen decline in western Colorado
  • Insects in sage-grouse habitat
  • Success of re-seeding after white-top treatment
  • Resources for engaging stakeholders in research processes

Learn More

For more about this project, go to https://warnercnr.colostate.edu/frs/learning-from-land/, or contact Retta Bruegger at 970-988-0034.