THANKS TO CONSERVATION PROGRAMS, COLORADO’S FISH AND WILDLIFE ARE THRIVING
Credit: Jerry L. Neal, Colorado Outdoors Online
Colorado boasts one of the most diverse and abundant wildlife populations in North America. Home to an astonishing 960 wildlife species, it might be easy to assume that Colorado’s fish and wildlife have always flourished. However, many of the state’s most cherished and iconic species prosper today only because of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) species conservation and wildlife reintroduction programs.
From the majestic Rocky Mountain elk and bighorn sheep, to the iconic cutthroat trout and the renowned Canada lynx, here’s a summary of some of the species that are benefiting from ongoing conservation efforts, as well as the fish and wildlife that are thriving today because of CPW’s long and distinguished history of past achievements.
Read the entire article on the Colorado Outdoors Online website: https://coloradooutdoorsmag.com/2016/03/14/thanks-to-conservation-programs-colorados-fish-and-wildlife-are-thriving/