Exploring the American West
Science, Nature, and the History of the American West
The Native Trees of Colorado A guide to all native trees of Colorado, with details for easy identification.
History of the Early West:
Biscuits, Crackers, and Hard Tack in Early America; The Journal of the Early Americas, January 2011.
Meriwether Lewis's Lead Powder Canisters; The Journal of the Early Americas, August 2012.Reader's Guide to the Mountain Men of the American West
Projects, and Traditional Wooden Boats
Designing a Sundial for Clock Time How you can design a sundial for any location, which gives clock time correct to a minute or two.
A Simple Brick Bake Oven for wood-fired baking.
The Boats of Swallows and Amazons: traditional sailing dinghies.
Photographer Wier a 19th Century Photographer in the 21st Century
Good Recent Geology Books Recent years have seen many non-fiction books which make for as good reading as a novel. Here are a few about the Earth and its history.
Construction of Egyptian Old Kingdom Pyramids. Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 1996, volume 6, issue 1, pp. 150-163.
In the 1990s archaeologists and engineers finally gained a basic understanding how the Egyptian pyramids were built. This is one key report.
Weather and Forecasts Online by the National Weather Service and other agencies: Boulder, Colorado, and U.S. weather and forecasts
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