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The mission of Canyonlands Research Center is to facilitate research, education, and collaboration for understanding the interactive effects of land use and climate and developing management solutions that meet human needs while maintaining ecological viability on the Colorado Plateau and in semi-arid lands…

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Facilities

Canyonlands Research Center is located at The Nature Conservancy's Dugout Ranch. The research and housing facility will be open from May 1 to September 30, 2013; other dates may be possible by special arrangement. The facility offers scientists and students housing and laboratory amenities as well as acces…

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Research

The Canyonlands Research Center is dedicated to long-term research on the interactions between climate and land use in arid and semi-arid lands. The Canyonlands Research Center Study Area contains an array of environmental and management conditions that makes it an ideal location for research on the effects…

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