Following the Overland Trails This summer, the PLHC was working to wrap up a project for Scotts Bluff National Monument. Researcher and recent graduate, Poppie Gullett, has shared a bit about the project and her experience completing archival research during a summer road trip to Scotts Bluff National Monument, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, and Legacy of […]
The Public Lands History Center’s research on Japanese-American internment camps in New Mexico was featured in a SOURCE article. Led by Dr. Sarah Payne, the project interprets this time in American history and documents the personal experiences of those who lived through it. History team finishes documenting N.M. Japanese-American confinement camps
On October 5th, the Public Lands History Center and CSU Extension will partner on an edition of the American West Program highlighting Colorado’s farmers and ranchers. Presenters: Joanne Littlefield, Ph.D., (Director, Extension Outreach and Engagement) C.J. Mucklow (Extension Western Regional Director) Rick Knight, Ph.D. (Professor, Human Dimensions of Natural Resources, Warner College) In 1914, Congress […]
CSU students gain real-world experience helping national park managers
The month of March’s Brown Bag Professionalization Series will take place on Wednesday, March 28 in the PLHC Commons. Maggie Dennis will be the featured speaker. Maggie works with the Cache La Poudre National Heritage Area, and will be talking about her experiences. This will be an excellent opportunity to learn about local Fort Collins […]
Dr. Ann Little will present at the Spring 2017 Public Land History Center American West Program. Dr. Little, of the Colorado State University History Department, will be speaking about her book: The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright. Yale University Press published this work in 2016 to a wealth of positive reviews from the academic community. […]
OVPR PLHC named ‘Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence’ (PRSE) Earlier this year, the PLHC was awarded a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence (PRSE) designation from the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). The PLHC is one of only two organizations in the College of Liberal Arts to receive the designation. Each […]
The PLHC was a recipient of the CESU Network 2012 National Award for contributions to natural resource stewardship. For more information, see http://www.news.colostate.edu/Release/6305.