Rob Blair at Ophir Fen helping MSI with a fen monitoring and restoration project. 

Rob Blair at Ophir Fen helping MSI with a fen monitoring and restoration project. 

Rob Blair, a founding member of MSI and visionary leader, was a vibrant ideas person and inspired many to discover the San Juan Mountains in new ways. We are grateful for his leadership and inspiration


 Dr. Robert Blair (1943 - 2015).  Click Here for the Durango Herald article

Dr. Robert Blair (1943 - 2015). Click Here for the Durango Herald article

Rob Blair

To a Dear Friend and Board Member. Your vision and foresight has brought us together. Your guidance and direction has helped us overcome hurdles. Your wealth of ideas and knowledge has been an inspiration. Your love and commitment for the communities of the San Juan Mountains lives on with a legacy of programs. Your spirit lives on. It lives with MSI, with the countless other community projects you have been involved in, and in the winds that blow through the San Juan Mountains.

With much love, and our deepest condolences to the Blair Family,

The Staff of MSI

A donation can be made in Rob Blair's name to Mountain Studies Institute.