Researcher Tim Johansen on Working with the Public Lands History Center

Graduate Research Assistant, Tim Johansen, reflects on race and parks Graduate Research Assistant, Tim Johansen, contributed the following reflection on his time working with the PLHC on its project with Shenandoah National Park. After completing my M.A. in History at Colorado State University, I was fortunate enough to become part of this project. I was […]

PLHC’s American West Program Hosts Documentary Screening in Honor of Black History Month

  American West Program to host screening of ‘Midnight Ramble’ Join the PLHC on February 28, 2017 from 7-8:30pm for a special edition of the Public Land History Center’s American West Program. This edition of AWP feature a screening of Midnight Ramble. The documentary film is part of the American Experience series. The film engages […]

Public Lands History Center Announces Signature American West Program Event

On Friday, September 29 the Public Lands History Center’s American West program will host its fall program. This year it is called “The Color of Our Parks: Nature, Race and Diversity in the National Park Service.” See the events information of the website to find out more information, or click on the photo of the […]

Mark Fiege named Endowed Chair at Montana State University

Dr. Mark Fiege, founder of the Public Lands History Center, has been named the Wallace Stegner Endowed Chair at Montana State University. Dr. Fiege joins the faculty starting this Fall 2016 semester at Montana State University. He was formally a faculty member in the history department at Colorado State University. See the news release below: […]

History Graduate Students Document Their Summer

History MA Candidates Maggie Moss Jones and Sean Fallon spent their summer interning with the restoration crew at Rocky Mountain National Park. Maggie and Sean were employed through the Public Lands History Center. They curated their experiences into a blog titled “Rehistoring the Land.” Check it out below: