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  Colorado Front Range - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Colorado Front Range is a colloquial geographic term for the populated areas of the state of Colorado in the United States which are just east of the foothills of the Front Range, from which the region takes its name.
The region contains the largest cities and the majority of the population of Colorado, aligned in a north-south configuration on the western edge of the Great Plains, where they meet the Rockies.
Geologically, the region lies mostly within the Colorado Piedmont, in the valley of the South Platte and Arkansas rivers on the east side of the Rockies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Colorado_Front_Range   (143 words)

 Denver, Colorado article - Denver, Colorado Denver (disambiguation) Colorado United States America Front - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
It is the largest city along the Front Range and forms the heart of the Denver Metropolitan Area.
Denver was selected to host the 1976 Winter Olympics to coincide with Colorado's centennial anniversary, but Colorado voters struck down allowing public funds to pay for the high costs of the games, so they were moved to Innsbruck, Austria.
Lamm was subsequently elected as Colorado governor in 1974.
www.what-means.com /encyclopedia/Denver,_Colorado   (1178 words)

 Fly Fishing Colorado's Front Range
From Colorado Springs north to the Wyoming state line, a chain of foothills and mountains called the Front Range rises to form the easternmost slopes of the Colorado Rockies.
The Front Range is a chain of foothills and mountains that forms the easternmost slopes of the Colorado Rocky Mountains.
And many Front Range aquatic insects and fly patterns are peculiar to the Rocky Mountain region.
www.concept88.com /ffcfr.html   (1601 words)

 colorado front mountain range rocky springs @ Colorado Resource Directory!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Front Range is a chain of foothills and mountains that forms the easternmost slopes of the...
East of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains are the Colorado.....often called the Rockies, are a broad mountain range in western North America.
August 2004 Colorado and the Colorado Springs area is a paradise for.....14000 feet...
colorado-resources.com /coloradofrontmountainrangerockysprings   (384 words)

 Remote Sensing Tutorial Page 6-6
The boundary zone between the Great Plains and the eastern Front of the Rocky Mountains is abrupt, with the transition zone generally less than 1-2 km (0.6-1.2 miles) wide.
The principal units in Colorado are the Front Range and the Sawatch Range.
This perspective discloses the Tetons to be a block fault mountain range in which the east side is thrust upwards as a swinging motion.
rst.gsfc.nasa.gov /Sect6/Sect6_6.html   (1501 words)

 GK12 - Colorado Front Range GK12
GK12 fellows Jill Oropeza, Laurel Hartley, Angie Moline, Andrew Schaefer, and Sandy Tracy and former fellow Sanjay Advani assisted the teachers and students in gathering and analyzing data.
Colorado Front Range GK12 brings research on human impacts on ecosystems along the Front Range into K-12 classrooms.
Colorado Front Range GK12 is a collaborative effort of Colorado State University, the University of Northern Colorado, Poudre School District, and Weld County District 6.
www.nrel.colostate.edu /projects/gk12   (442 words)

 Colorado Northern Front Range Mountain Backdrop Protection Study Act   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The portion of the range within and adjacent to the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests also includes a diverse array of wildlife habitats and provides many opportunities for outdoor recreation.
(3) Rapid population growth in the northern Front Range area of Colorado is increasing recreational use of the Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and is also placing increased pressure for development of other lands within and adjacent to that national forest.
However, some portions of the mountain backdrop in this part of Colorado remain unprotected and are at risk of losing their open space qualities.
www.theorator.com /bills108/hr750.html   (537 words)

 Teachers -- Colorado Front Range GK12   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Marnie Phipps, former GK12 graduate fellow is the TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) mathematics coordinator for Weld County District 6 in Greeley, Colorado.
for Weld County District 6 in Greeley, Colorado.
For more information about Colorado Front Range GK12, contact John Moore at the University of Northern Colorado or Dave Swift at NREL (Natural Resource Ecology Lab) at Colorado State University.
www.nrel.colostate.edu /projects/gk12/GK12_teachers.htm   (462 words)

 Amazon.com: Books: Snowshoe Routes: Colorado's Front Range (Snowshoe Routes)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Colorado's Thirteeners: 13,800 To 13,999 Feet, from Hikes to Climbs by Gerry Roach
Colorado's Fourteeners: From Hikes to Climbs by Gerry Roach
For anyone who enjoys the outdoors and lives along the Front Range this book is a must.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0898868327?v=glance   (850 words)

 Colorado Front Range History Explorer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
I've lived in the heart of Colorado's Front Range for over 30 years but I learned fascinating things about familiar areas, and enjoyed being introduced to some new places.
If you are a Front Range "local" this is a great book to have on hand when out-of-state family and friends descend.
Whether visitors, residents or long time dwellers in Colorado, folks will find this handy guide a big help in understanding the colorful history of this region.
www.altitudepublishing.com /co_fr_hist_ex.htm   (418 words)

 HFTP | Front Range Chapter | Greater Denver | Home
At this month's meeting we will be holding the official election and installation of the 2005-2006 slate of Front Range Chapter Officers and Directors.
Additionally, we are inviting the three scholarship winners to join us for this special Chapter meeting so we can personally congratulate them on their selection as winners, and to share with them a little more about HFTP and careers within our industry and disciplines.
The guaranteed reservation count we give the property is the amount we will be charged, and therefore we must bill members if they are not able to attend a function and do not cancel by 12 Noon on Monday the week of the meeting or event.
www.hftpcoloradofrontrange.org   (642 words)

 Colorado Front Range Construction Excavating & Trucking Contractor - SRC Enterprises
Colorado Front Range Construction Excavating and Trucking Contractor - SRC Enterprises
We're conveniently located in Pine, Colorado from where we serve the construction excavation needs of Denver, Jefferson, Park, Douglas, Clear Creek counties and the towns of Evergreen, Conifer, Pine, Bailey, Deckers, Buffalo Creek and Aspen Park.
Our trained staff is ready to accommodate your excavating needs whether it be advice about the best way to proceed with your construction project, preparing your estimate or skillfully and efficiently performing your earthwork.
dig-it-up.com   (280 words)

 Colorado State Parks
2005 Colorado State Parks annual passes are for sale now.
Colorado Residents: renew your boat, snowmobile or OHV registrations.
Customers living outside of Colorado: purchase your non-resident OHV or snowmobile permit.
parks.state.co.us   (455 words)

 Fly Fishing Colorado's Front Range
Fly Fishing Colorado's Front Range takes you to more than 55 great places to fly fish, most of them less than a 90-minute drive from Denver, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs.
In addition, Fly Fishing Colorado's Front Range offers advice on year-round fishing, the best gear and tackle, and other points of interest to fly anglers.
Whether you're a novice or expert angler, a Colorado resident or visitor, this is the only book you'll need to fly fish the Front Range.
www.fishingeverywhere.com /bookstore1/0871088932AMUS219452.shtml   (224 words)

 Colorado Front Range (nativeecosystems.org)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The Front Range of Colorado and Wyoming is the boundary between the Southern Rockies and the Great Plains.
In a twist of Cold War irony, the so-called "buffer zone" surrounding the Rocky Flats facilities remains one of the most intact and ecologically important open spaces remaining on the Colorado Front Range.
The mouse, which once thrived along the Front Range, has suffered greatly as its habitat has been lost to new housing developments, gravel mines, and other activities.
www.nativeecosystems.org /frontrange   (295 words)

 Weather Hazards in the Colorado Front Range
The information was intended for CMC trip leaders residing in Denver, but it's probably applicable to front range residents in general.
Arctic cold fronts capable of dropping temperatures to the negative single digits in Denver begin to be a possibility around the second week of November.
All these climbing hazards are recognized by all Colorado climbers and the CMC works diligently to train their members via the various schools.
www.climber.org /Resource/weatherInTheRockies.html   (3369 words)

 CWF Guide to Colorado Front Range Flyfishing
Most, but not all, of the fishing reports are updated fairly regularly during the local fishing season.
If you know of any other regularly updated Colorado fishing reports on the Web, please contact CWF at info@colowomenflyfishers.org.
Copyright ©2004 Colorado Women Flyfishers - All material on this site belongs to CWF and may not be reprinted, downloaded, or sold without express written consent from the CWF Board of Directors.
www.colowomenflyfishers.org /frontrange.htm   (278 words)

 Trees of Colorado's Front Range   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The base is situated in the center of the state.
Colorado is a dry state, and as such the trees tend toward evergreens.
I've been rather busy with work, and the lack of suitable areas around Denver has hampered my efforts.
www.robsworld.org /coloradotrees.html   (348 words)

 Colorado Front Range hiking
On a crisp, cold winter morning, naturalist Lynne Sullivan gathers her flock--a group of brightly colored coated hikers ambling along a Colorado mountain trail in search of wildlife.
Slender in the way that determined hikers often are, she wears layered clothing, thick-soled boots and carries all the right stuff—water bottle and day-old pizza, sunglasses and binoculars.
The rest of this story is now contained in "Colorado Outdoor Lover's Guide" by Front Range Living and Fulcrum Publishing.
www.frontrangeliving.com /outdoors/Winterwalk.htm   (109 words)

 Front Range Colorado Homes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
In 1870, a group of prominent men in Chicago decided to start a new town in Colorado.
They sold memberships in this new town, called "The Chicago-Colorado Colony" and used the money to buy 60,000 acres of land in a carefully chosen site in northern Colorado.
They planned the town, and brought people, lumber, and building materials to the barren site, where they built a small town by the summer of 1871.
www.210sunset.com   (148 words)

 Colorado Northern Front Range Topographic Maps @ The Book Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This series of United States Department of Interior Geological Survey topographical maps was reproduced directly from a cache of Colorado maps collected and hoarded by a Colorado sportsman and span the years from 1904 to 1933.
Rail fans may get a glimpse into the era of steam in Colorado's high country; the Switzerland Trail (Colorado & Northwestern RR or Denver, Boulder & Western RR), the obscure Stone Mountain Railway (Burlington & Missouri River RR) out of Lyons and much more.
The core of these maps covered the North Front Range and Mountain Areas of Colorado from southwest of Denver to the Wyoming border.
www.800line.com /book/pages/A100037.html   (501 words)

 Framework studies of the Colorado Front Range region
The long-term goal of the task is to prepare a digital geologic database at 1:100,000 scale for the Front Range region.
Eventually, we intend that the eastern halves of the Walden, Vail and Leadville 1:100,000 quadrangles will be mapped during the course of the project.
Many of the geologic features of the Denver West 30’ x 60’ quadrangles were highlighted on a GSA field trip led by Karl Kellogg, Bruce Bryant, and Jack Reed in November 2004.
minerals.cr.usgs.gov /projects/colorado_assessment/task2.html   (453 words)

 Nitrogen saturation in the Colorado Front Range   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Nitrogen (N) saturation is occurring throughout high-elevation catchments of the Colorado Front Range.
NADP results show that annual inorganic N loading in wet deposition to the Rocky Mountains of about 4 kghayr is about twice that of Pacific States and similar to many sites in the northeastern US.
These results also suggest that critical deposition loads for N are being exceeded in the Colorado Front Range.
snobear.colorado.edu /Markw/Research/pub_nsat.html   (220 words)

 Colorado Front Range -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Colorado Front Range -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
(The state capital and largest city of Colorado; located in central Colorado on the South Platte river) Denver and suburbs
(A city in east central Colorado on the eatern edge of the Rocky Mountains; popular tourist center and site of the United States Air Force Academy) Colorado Springs
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/colorado_front_range.htm   (160 words)

 INCOSE Colorado Front Range Chapter
In cooperation with INCOSE and several leading Colorado-based companies, Colorado Technical University (CTU) is joining myriad other universities across the country in meeting this need with an industry-designed, Master of Science in Management degree with a concentration in Systems Engineering (MSM-SE).
The reason it is so onerous is that there are never sufficient resources or time to accomplish all that is desired, and the decision requires knowledge of engineering, marketing, sales, and finance.
Abstract: "Colorado Performance Excellence is a statewide program dedicated to enabling Colorado organizations to evolve and succeed through the effective application of the principles and practices embodied in the Baldrige Criteria for Performance Excellence.
www.incoseco.org /archive2003-2004.htm   (979 words)

 GK12 Colorado Front Range Weather   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Their research faculty member was Roger Pielke, Sr.
At left, Christopher Davey explains components of the Fort Collins weather station to students from Jason Malone's IB Environmental Systems class from Poudre High School.
Monday, September 20, 2004 9:44 AM by Angie Moline, GK12 fellow, Colorado State University.
www.nrel.colostate.edu /projects/gk12/Weather   (262 words)

 Energy Resources and Changing Land Use, Front Range Colorado - USGS OFR01-172
Over the past 30 years, communities in the Northern Front Range of Colorado have experienced tremendous urban and commercial growth rivaling or surpassing that in most other parts of the United States.
Much of this growth coincides with areas underlain by critically needed natural resources (such as oil, natural gas, construction aggregate (stone, sand, and gravel), and water), thus presenting serious challenges for city, county, and state planners as well as producers of these natural resources.
With projections for as much as a 51 percent increase in population in Colorado over the next 25 years (Colorado Department of Local Affairs, 2001), it is likely that these challenges will increase.
pubs.usgs.gov /of/2001/ofr-01-172   (317 words)

 Piano Tuner for Colorado's Front Range.
Based out of Longmont, Colorado, I serve an area within a fifty mile radius of Longmont.
In Colorado, with extreme changes of humidity, pianos benefit greatly from the application of a humidity control system, protecting your investment from soundboard cracks, loose tuning pins and other effects of dryness while stabilizing pitch and tone.
Voicing: This process produces an even tone throughout the range of the piano.
bruceorrpiano.com   (744 words)

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