Gunnison’s farm season has grown by 28 days. The proof is in “Barometer” Bartleson’s weather records
Bruce “Barometer” Bartleson pulls a tattered brown folder from a china cabinet and runs a finger down a column of faint figures on the top sheet of paper. He stops on one line: on Dec. 12, 1901, the numbers show, the high temperature in Gunnison was 44 degrees. The low was 22.
Ian Billick shares the history of RMBL. Learn about past and current research at the lab and what scientists are learning from
it, it’s implications regarding climate change and our Earth’s ecological future.