Highlands Ranch and Colorado have a lot to offer. There is a little
more than just skiing and hiking. Please take a look at our
literature recommendations. We are sure that you will be surprised
by the variety that Colorado has to offer.
The images of early west photographer William Henry Jackson capture
a Colorado landscape both pristine and already dramatically affected
by the onslaught on western civilization. Standing exactly where
Jackson stood, and pointing his own camera in precisely the same
direction, John Fielder has rephotographed Jackson's Colorado images
to capture the often startling change that has occurred over the
last century. The result is both breathtaking and stark, hopeful
and disquieting. Jackson's and Fielder's photography is accompanied
by thoughtful and provocative essays by respected experts in the
environmental field: Roderick Nash, America's foremost wilderness
historian and author of Wilderness and the American Mind; Ed Marston,
journalist and publisher of High Country News; and Eric Paddock,
Curator of Photography at the Colorado Historical Society. John Fielder
describes the profound experience of traveling the state and seeing
the landscape from Jackson's perspective, and reflects upon changes
of the last 130 years.
The contrast between Jackson's and Fielder's photographs
not only illuminates Colorado's past but will help us
determine the course of land management as we move into
the next century. Accompanied by an educational program
that includes lectures, a traveling exhibit, newspaper
serialization, and television series, this book is aimed
at encouraging people to appreciate and reflect on nature,
history, and photography as we move into the next century.
Colorado: 1870-2000 stands not only as an important document
of westward exploration, expansion, and urbanization,
but helps define our past and future environmental values.
A book that has been 130 years in the making, Colorado: Yesterday & Today brings
together the photos of the great 19th century photographer Joseph
Collier with retakes by his great-great-grandson, Grant Collier.
Grant follows in the footsteps of his ancestor, photographing the
mountain vistas and mining towns, chronicling the growth of the
state. Includes historical text on five regions of the state.
This is the single most reliable resource for discovering and rediscovering
Colorado's best-kept secrets and more famous landmarks. From
Front Range cities and small mountain towns to national parks
and monuments and remote wilderness areas, The Colorado Guide
continues to outmatch the competition with its personable, insider's
perspective and all-encompassing scope. The new edition is now
in full color with new maps and photographs, as well as completely
revised and updated content.