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Scroll through the images below to see more of the fascinating science projects we are conducting at the Fort Collins Science Center. These are just a handful of the many amazing shots by FORT scientists and support staff that you will find on our website.

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Crista Straub USGS Fort Collins Science Center
August 21, 2018

Crista Straub USGS Fort Collins Science Center

Crista Straub USGS Fort Collins Science Center

Native sunflowers in a Kansas Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field
June 30, 2018

Native sunflowers in a Kansas Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field

Native sunflowers in a Kansas Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field

Crop duster plane
June 30, 2018

Crop duster plane

Crop duster plane 

Blue Vane trap in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field
June 30, 2018

Blue Vane trap in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field

Blue Vane trap in Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field

USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field planted for pollinators
June 30, 2018

USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field planted for pollinators

USDA Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) field planted for pollinators

Using telemetry to track movement, habitat use and dispersal of frogs in an Iowa wetland
June 30, 2018

Using telemetry to track movement, habitat use and dispersal of frogs

Using telemetry to track movement, habitat use and dispersal of frogs in an Iowa wetland.

A false-color aerial photo illuminates the stark contrast between irrigated center pivot cropland and dryland agriculture in eas
June 30, 2018

A false-color aerial photo

A false-color aerial photo illuminates the stark contrast between irrigated center pivot cropland and dryland agriculture in eastern Washington

USGS scientist conducting agricultural research
June 30, 2018

USGS scientist conducting agricultural research

USGS scientist conducting agricultural research

Agricultural field
June 30, 2018

Agricultural field

Agricultural field

Agricultural field and wetland
June 30, 2018

Agricultural field and wetland

Agricultural field and wetland

Select CRP fields for on-site assessments
June 30, 2018

Select CRP fields for on-site assessments

This map shows the distribution of select Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) fields for on-site assessments. 

Wind erosion in Kansas
June 30, 2018

Recently plowed crop field in Kansas suffering from wind erosion

Abandoned center-pivot irrigated cropland results in destabilized sandy soils that are badly eroded by wind. An example of a recently plowed field in Kansas.