Edwin Carter Colorado placer miner turned naturalist Edwin Carter became concerned about the environmental impact of mining and feared that many bird and animal species might disappear from the Rocky Mountains. He collected hundreds of specimens for his Log Cabin Naturalist Museum in Breckenridge. At his death in 1900, Carter's collection became the basis for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Thomas Price is author of the Edwin Carter biography.
Ken Salazar Ken Salazar grew up in the San Luis valley of Colorado on a family ranch dating from the 1870s. He graduated from Colorado College and earned a law degree from the University of Michigan. Salazar held a number of positions in sate government before election to the United States Senate and was later appointed by President Obama as Secretary of the Interior.