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Endangered Species in Colorado
The sites available through the links on this page offer information about
endangered species in Colorado. One may access information about the system of
naming a species threatened or endangered, lists of aquatic, avian and mammalian
species in Colorado which are so named.
- Colorado Heritage
- This is the site of the Colorado Natural Heritage Program.CNHP is part of
an international network of conservation data centers that use the Biological
and Conservation Databases (developed by The Nature Conservancy). In addition,
CNHP has effective relationships with the Colorado Natural Areas Program,
Colorado Department of Natural Resources, the Colorado Division of Wildlife, and
the pertinent federal agencies. However, our most important relationships are
w/private landowners. At this site there are multiple opportunities to link to
other pages with information on biodiversity, Colorado species lists, and the
methodology used by the program. This is a useful and informative site.
Division of Wildlife - Endangered Species
- This is a site maintained by the Colorado Division of Wildlife and lists
the currently threatened and endangered animal species. It is a small but
- This is a site of the Nature Conservancy. It offers multiple links to
other sites and facilitates a search by region, State, or topic. This is a very
nicely done site and is extremely useful and informative.
- U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program
- This is a site maintained by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Endangered Species Program. It offers information on the endangered plants: Ternstroemia
luquillensis and Ternstroemia subsessilis. It offers very detailed
and comprehensive information on these two species.
- This site is devoted to consideration of the Attwater Prairie-Chicken. It
offers multiple links to other sites which focus on this species as well.In
addition, multiple links to other sites of similar interest are offered. This
is a useful and informative site.
- National Biological Service -
- This is the site of the National Biological Service Colorado Plateau
Research Station at Northern Arizona University. The mission of the National
Biological Service is to provide and disseminate quality biological research and
technical services to support effective management and conservation of natural
resources on the Colorado Plateau. To accomplish our mission as an NBS research
station, we will foster partnerships and cooperative efforts with federal and
state agencies, universities, and nongovernmental organizations. This site
offers multiple links to other sites, including Federal and Regional agencies.
This is a very useful and informative site.
- U. S. Fish and
Wildlife Service - Squawfish
- This is a site maintained by the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service and is
devoted exclusively to the species Ptychocheilus lucius, the Squawfish.
The site contains extensive information on this fish and the opportunity to link
to other agency sites. This is a useful and informative site.