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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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A damselfly on a stick in the wetlands of North Dakota.
August 17, 2016

A damselfly on a stick

A damselfly on a stick in the wetlands of North Dakota. The insect family Coenagrionidae is placed in the order Odonata and the suborder Zygoptera. The Zygoptera are the 

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A male sage-grouse struts his stuff on his native sage steppe.
August 11, 2016

Male Sage-grouse

A male sage-grouse struts his stuff on his native sage steppe.

Laboratory manager Jennifer Fike working in the Molecular Ecology Lab at the Fort Collins Science Center.
August 10, 2016

Laboratory manager Jennifer Fike working in the Molecular Ecology Lab

Laboratory manager Jennifer Fike working in the Molecular Ecology Lab at the Fort Collins Science Center.

The Molecular Ecology Lab at the Fort Collins Science Center.
August 10, 2016

Molecular Ecology Lab

The Molecular Ecology Lab at the Fort Collins Science Center. 

A white-tailed ptarmigan on Mt. Evans, Colorado
August 9, 2016

A white-tailed ptarmigan on Mt. Evans, Colorado

A white-tailed ptarmigan on Mt. Evans, a fourteener in Northern Colorado.

A white-tailed ptarmigan on Mt. Evans, Colorado
August 9, 2016

A white-tailed ptarmigan on Mt. Evans, Colorado

A white-tailed ptarmigan sits on the side of Mt. Evans in northern Colorado.  

A male lesser prairie-chicken.
August 9, 2016

Prairie Chicken

A male lesser prairie-chicken.

A dragonfly in the wetlands in Southeast North Dakota.
August 8, 2016

A dragonfly in the wetlands in Southeast North Dakota.

A dragonfly in the wetlands in Southeast/Central ND - Stutsman and Kidder counties, ND in grassland and on farms. 

A dragonfly on a stick in the Prairie Pothole region of the U.S.
August 2, 2016

A dragonfly on a stick

A dragonfly on a stick in the Prairie Pothole region of the U.S. This is one of the many insects studied during an investigation study of the effects of the Prairie Pothole Wetlands in the U.S. 

Erosion along the Rio Puerco during the flood of 2006 following herbicide application to control saltcedar in 2003.
August 1, 2016

Erosion along the Rio Puerco during the flood of 2006

Erosion along the Rio Puerco during the flood of 2006 following herbicide application to control saltcedar in 2003.

A microscopic picture of a Dytiscus insect from the AXL lab at the Fort Collins Science Center.
August 1, 2016

NAAMDRC - A microscopic picture of a Dytiscus insect from the AXL lab

A microscopic picture of a Dytiscus insect from the AXL lab at the Fort Collins Science Center. 

A microscopic image of a Chironomus mentum from the AXL lab at the Fort Collins Science Center
August 1, 2016

A microscopic image of a Chironomus mentum

A microscopic image of a Chironomus mentum from the AXL lab at the Fort Collins Science Center.