Announcements & News

  • Academic Student Fellowships for 2021 (Colorado Mountain Club)
  • Summer 2021 MRS undergraduate courses:  currently we are not offering these courses due to the pandemic (updated 1/21/2021)
  • Summer 2020 research on Niwot Ridge:  A research application form must be completed and required approval from your institution for 2020 field work during COVID-19 must be included in your application form.  Please review Field safety guidance for 2020 field research during COVID-19.
  • Plastic Polution in pristine sites, (including data from Niwot Ridge Saddle NADP collector) a paper in Science by Janice Brahney (CU PhD), Margaret Hallerud, Eric Heim, Maura Hahnenberger, Suja Sukumaran
  • COVID-19 Update:  All lodging reservations through July 31 have been cancelled.  The MRS offices are currently CLOSED due to COVID-19.  There is no access to facility buildings or field shelters.  Access to Niwot Ridge via the USFS road remains open. 
  • No courses at the MRS in 2020 (winter or summer). 
  • MRS receives grant to construct interpretive nature trails for K-12 visitors.
  • MRS and LTER in the News - Colorado Public Radio Story
  • LTER and Niwot Ridge in the News - 9News Story
  • Overview of LTER activities at the MRS

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