Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

A center of excellence in ecosystem science since 1967.

The Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory is an interdisciplinary ecology research and teaching unit at Colorado State University. Our mission is to improve understanding of the complex interactions between ecosystems, humans, and management activities.



"What's New?" Research Communications from the Aldridge Lab




Complete list of NREL/ESS Fall 2017 Seminars


Paririe at Sunset



September 27, 2017
3:00 – 4:00 PM

Room A302-304
Natural & Environmental
Sciences Building


Western mountain change in NPP 2017

Spring Seasonal Forecasts of Great
Plains Grassland Plant Production

Dr. Bill Parton
Professor, Emeritus
Senior Research Scientist, NREL
Colorado State University