Civic Service

Students in Dr. Julie Korb’s Bio 250 – Ecology of the Southwest course assisting the Colorado Division of Wildlife in fish surveys of Colorado cutthroat trout on the Florida River.

Community Based Learning and Research 

Community Based Learning and Research (CBLR) courses are one way that Fort Lewis College fulfills its mission “to prepare citizens for the common good.”

Offered across the curriculum since 2008, in fulfillment of major field and Liberal Arts Core requirements as well as for elective credit, CBLR courses assist students in becoming active, responsible citizens by exposing them to the complex issues and needs of the local community and engaging them in addressing those needs through service, action, and research informed by relevant academic research.

CBLR courses are win-win-win for: