Field Station Information
Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory provides scientists with an unrivaled location to conduct research. Our high alpine location offers scientists the option to conduct field research over a vertical mile of elevation in pristine, untouched wilderness. We provide the infrastructure and permits to enable you to maximize your summer research time in an exciting community of biologists. As an independent non-profit organization we are able to attract scientists from all over the world and foster a hub of collaboration.
RMBL is located in a former ghost town from Colorado's silver mining days. We manage over 70 buildings, totaling 45,000 square feet. Since 1928, we have hosted one of the largest annual migrations of field biologists in the world. Learn more about RMBL history.
In Summer 2011, RMBL built the Gothic Research Center, a 4,950 square foot, state of the art research laboratory. The Gothic Research Center will officially open with a Grand Opening in June of 2012. This new facility will allow RMBL Scientists to utilize modern laboratory techniques in our field environment, transforming the research conducted by our scientists here at RMBL.