There are numerous ongoing activities in the Colorado Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office so this page is the best source to read updated information on current projects. The accomplishment reports below document progress on year-long projects to one week assignments. Most recently, the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office office completed a prescribed burn at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs. Click on the May newsletter to read more about this effort to conserve a native species!
Published works by staff in the Colorado FWCO are listed below to show the continuous effort to improve conservation science. Click on the link below to view the full article.
Metcalf, J.L, Love Stowell, S., Kennedy, C.M., Rogers, K.B., McDonald, D., Epp, J., Keepers. K., Cooper, Cooper., Austin, J.J., Martin, A.P. (2012). Historical Stocking Data and 19th Century DNA Reveal Human-Induced Changes to Native Diversity and Distribution of Cutthroat Trout. Molecular Ecology, 21(12), 5194-5207. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mec.12028/abstract