Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory Perched At 9,300 Ft In Colorado Is Science Mecca
Cool Science Radio welcomes Ian Billick, executive director of the Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory. At 9,300 feet in a picturesque canyon above Crested Butte, Colorado, in the former silver mining/ghost town of Gothic, scientists from all over the globe come each year to do research at this mountain outpost also known as RMBL. Billick is a field biologist who is interested in the ecology and evolution of complex systems. He has a Phd in Biology from UCSD and he lives in Crested Butte.