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Colorado State University

Colorado State University is a major land grant university located in Fort Collins, Colorado. It supports several conservation and research units in addition to the Colorado Natural Heritage Program that offer useful products and services to the land conservation community.

Conservation at CSU

  • Colorado Natural Heritage Program

    Colorado Natural Heritage Program is a conservation and research unit of the Warner College of Natural Resources, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology at Colorado State University. As a member of NatureServe's Natural Heritage Network, CNHP provides the foundation of biodiversity data in the state to promote the conservation of Colorado's valuable natural heritage.

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  • Center for Collaborative Conservation

    The Center for Collaborative Conservation is a place where all stakeholders come together to define, discuss, study and act on critical issues affecting the earth's ecosystems and the people who depend upon them.

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Warner College of Natural Resources, Department of Fishery and Wildlife Biology 

The Warner College of Natural Resources (WCNR) offers the most comprehensive natural resources program in the country with a focus on critical environmental management problems.  The college hosts a student body of 1,300 high-achieving and dedicated undergraduate and graduate students who are passionate about their education and their future careers in natural resources. Students are able to choose from seven majors, seven minors and 17 concentrations offered by four academic departments within the college.  

The Colorado State Forest Service

Together with other natural resource organizations, the Colorado State Forest Service (CSFS) strives to provide comprehensive support for the care of our natural environment. This exchange of technical assistance and information among cooperating organizations ensures our commitment to a common goal — future forests providing benefits to future generations.

In addition to the state headquarters on the foothills campus of Colorado State University, the Colorado State Forest Service maintains 17 district field offices throughout Colorado. These locations offer Colorado's citizens an easily accessible source of professional and technical forestry assistance coupled with educational outreach.

For more information click here.

Colorado State University Extension

Extension provides a link between the university and citizens of the state.  Resources offered range from the extensive network of county offices, to a library of invaluable accurate and unbiased information, to programs valuable for landowners such as the water quality program.  

For more information click here.

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Quick Facts

Colorado Natural Heritage Program
Colorado State University, 8002 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-8002

Contact Information

Phone: (970) 491-1309
Fax: (970) 491-3349


Founded in: 1979

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