The Big Dry Arm Spring Storm in the Great Basin Red Cliffs Desert Tortoise Reserve March Morning on the Platte River After a Spring Storm in the Great Basin Hunting Upland Birds at Kingsbury Lake Waterfowl Production Area Sandhill Migration on the Platte River Badlands Sunrise The Green River at Ouray NWR North Park Lupines Moab Sunset

About our Office

 

  • USFWS staff capture a Rio Grande Chub. 
Credit: USFWS

    USFWS staff capture a Rio Grande Chub.
    Credit: USFWS

  • Mountain Plover with chick. Credit: USFWS.

    Mountain Plover with chick.
    Credit: USFWS.

  • Burrowing owl pair.  Credit: USFWS.

    Burrowing owl pair.
    Credit: USFWS.

  • Spawning Greenback Cuthroat trout.  Photo Credit: USFWS

    Spawning Greenback Cuthroat trout.
    Credit: USFWS

Our Vision: Achieving sustainable native species and ecosystems through leadership, partnerships, and innovation.

COFWCO Factsheet

The Colorado Fish and Wildlife Conservation Office is an essential part of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Fish and Aquatic Conservation Program. We work cooperatively with the Department of Defense, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, USFWS National Refuge System, and various state agencies to provide management of fish, wildlife and forest resources for the mountain-prairie region. Together with our partners, we are involved in natural resource management projects across Colorado, Kansas, and Wyoming, to accomplish restoration and conservation actions for Federal and State protected and trust species. Our recovery efforts include species protection, stream restoration, invasive species control, fisheries and wildlife surveys, identification of cultural resources and implementing actions such as controlled burns to achieve healthy forests. Due to the diverse conservation projects of this office, we have staff located at the following locations:

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with Others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American People.
Last modified: April 18, 2018
All Images Credit to and Courtesy of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Unless Specified Otherwise.
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