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  • CMC Trustees Approve New Ecosystem Science and Stewardship Bachelor’s Degree

    Ecosystem Science and Stewardship students and professor Monia Haselhorst collect tree core measurements in Leadville, co

    Once approved by the Higher Learning Commission, the Ecosystem Science and Stewardship Bachelor’s program will begin enrolling students Fall 2022 Leadville, CO and the Central Colorado Rocky Mountains have been a hub for natural resources, ecosystem science, and related studies for many years. In Fall 2022, Colorado Mountain College Leadville, the highest altitude college campus […]

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  • Upward Bound Summer Academy Students Connect with Local Ecology

    Upward Bound student and Ecosystem Science Field Experience Lab Field Technician make observations on water quality in a Leadville stream.

    High School students in the CMC Upward Bound Summer Academy learn about local ecology with the Ecosystem Science Field Experience Lab This summer, Ecosystem Science Field Experience Lab (ESFEL) field technicians had the opportunity to mentor local youth through the Upward Bound Summer Academy.  This symbiotic program has created new opportunities for both Upward Bound […]

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  • Know Before You Go: Climbing Colorado 14ers

    CMC Leadville student Skyler Winter at the summit of Mount Yale

    Know Before You Go: Climbing Colorado 14ers Climbing a 14er has become a right of passage for many intermediate and experienced Colorado hikers. The feeling of accomplishment when you’ve reached the summit after hiking uphill for many miles is an incredible reward. With that reward comes plenty of risks that should be considered before embarking […]

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  • Student Field Technicians Dig into Local Environmental Projects

    Ethan and Max are training with Brad Johnson from Johnson Environmental Consulting to learn about redox monitoring techniques.

    Ecosystem Science Field Experience Lab (ESFEL) Student Field Technicians Dig into Local Environmental Projects The Ecosystem Science Field Experience Lab (ESFEL) connects course-work with real-world projects through internship opportunities for current students and program graduates. Through hands-on experience, interns will be prepared for a seasonal entry-level position with non-profit, private and governmental organizations. This year’s […]

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  • Reeling in Female Fly Fishing Guide Scholarships

    Heather Ritchie fly fishing guide student at Twin Lakes

    Reeling in Female Fly Fishing Guide Scholarships Fly fishers in the Upper Arkansas River Valley may have noticed a new group of anglers in town. They’re all students enrolled in the Professional Fly Fishing Guide program at Colorado Mountain College Leadville, a four-week intensive certification program dedicated to training the next generation of fly fishing […]

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  • Susanna Spaulding to Retire after 24-year Career at CMC

    Susanna Spaulding, Akron Aspens

    For twenty-four years, Susanna Spaulding, Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship at Colorado Mountain College, has helped shape the entrepreneurial culture in the Arkansas River Valley. She has been a valuable member of the college and community and is retiring June 2021, leaving a legacy of lifelong learning in Leadville and Chaffee County. Celebrating a Fulfilling […]