Fort Collins Science Center

About

Mission: As a science center of the U.S. Geological Survey, we develop and disseminate research-based information and tools needed for understanding the Nation’s biological resources in support of effective decision making.

USGS volunteer, Halle Poppaw, observes/counts members of a large bison group

Faced with the complexities and growing urgency of natural resource issues, land and resource managers need information that is accurate, current, and usable. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Fort Collins Science Center (FORT) in Colorado fulfills this need by providing sound scientific data and technical assistance to Department of the Interior bureaus and other natural resource agencies.

The Fort Collins Science Center Campus

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Fort Collins Science Center (FORT), has been a nucleus of research, technology development, and associated scientific activities for more than 30 years. FORT helps solve natural resource issues by providing sound scientific data and technical assistance to Department of the Interior bureaus and other natural resource agencies.