Laurie Huckaby

Laurie Huckaby

Laurie Huckaby is an ecologist at the USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station in Fort Collins and has done considerable research on SMC’s land. She specializes in using dendrochronology (the science of tree rings) to reconstruct climate effects and historical disturbances in Rocky Mountain forests, and has researched Native American land use and bark peeling practices.

Upcoming Programs by Laurie Huckaby


Exploring Trees and Wildflowers

Also Jim Tolstrup

June 5–7, 2015

  A Four Seasons Program Join us as we explore the native plant communities of Shambhala Mountain Center and learn about the complex relationships between native plants, soil, weather, and wildlife. During this retreat, we will also discover some of the history and cultural uses of native plants. We will visit trees that were peeled […]