Dirt isn’t something most people think about on a daily basis. But Rob Allerheiligen has spent a lot of time researching and transporting the grainy brown substance over the past year.
A Vietnam-era veteran and former Colorado State University professor, Allerheiligen is one of a small group of volunteers who have traveled to historic graveyards and battlefields across the world. The idea is to collect soil samples that on Sunday will become part of the Veterans Plaza garden.
Whether or not Loveland closes the deal on a multimillion-dollar aerospace and clean-energy park, Northern Colorado will be part of the coming expansion in research and technology advancement. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about how that’s going happen.