Mountaineers Books State Of So. Rockies Ecoregion

* Land Use History and Social and Economic Settings* Biodiversity Assessment* Protected Areas Assessment* Conservation and Management Recommendations The State of the Southern Rockies Ecoregion report provides a preliminary examination and layout of the ecological health of the Southern Rockies. The report examines land use history, social and economic settings, native biodiversity status, terrestrial and aquatic ecosystem conditions, and protected lands and roadless areas in the ecoregion. It also encourages a long-term, landscape-scale framework within which to promote further conservation planning and ecosystem management efforts in the Southern Rockies. The Southern Rockies Ecosystem Project is a nonprofit conservation biology organization working to protect and restore large, continuous networks of land in the Southern Rockies ecoregion of Colorado, Wyoming, and New Mexico.