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There is always something news worthy happening at the Fort Collins Science Center. Read below to learn more about our latest research, new advances in our fields of study, and topics that affect all of our lives.

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USGS researchers kick-off collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration with a tour of state wildlife crossings and a day at the Fort Collins Science Center

USGS researchers kick-off collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration with a tour of state wildlife crossings and a day at the Fort Collins Science Center

Sarah Carter and Nathan Kleist hosted the Federal Highway Administration and Volpe National Transportation Systems Center at the Fort Collins Science...

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How much is that grizzly in the window?

How much is that grizzly in the window?

Wildlife viewing, pristine ecosystems, photogenic landscapes – how would you convey the economic value of the seemingly priceless resources and...

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Accuracy, accessibility, and institutional capacity shape the utility of habitat models for managing and conserving rare plants on western public lands

Accuracy, accessibility, and institutional capacity shape the utility of habitat models for managing and conserving rare plants on western public lands

A research team from the U.S. Geological Survey and Bureau of Land Management recently published an article in Conservation Science and Practice...

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Living with Wildfire: The Wildfire Research Team adds new USGS-led collaborator report to their series on projects informing community wildfire risk mitigation

Living with Wildfire: The Wildfire Research Team adds new USGS-led collaborator report to their series on projects informing community wildfire risk mitigation

James Meldrum is lead author on a collaborator report published by the USDA Forest Service covering work with the City of Santa Fe Fire Department and...

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Amphibians: The endurance athletes of Rocky Mountain National Park

Amphibians: The endurance athletes of Rocky Mountain National Park

For Amphibian Week 2024, FORT is celebrating four athletic amphibians from Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP): the western tiger salamander, the wood...

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Friday's Findings - May 10, 2024

Friday's Findings - May 10, 2024

Title:  Leveraging thirty-four years of data to assess the effects of visitor use and climate on amphibian occupancy in a protected landscape

Date:  Ma...

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FORT scientists present at the 2024 FREES (Free-Roaming Equids and Ecosystem Sustainability) Summit

FORT scientists present at the 2024 FREES (Free-Roaming Equids and Ecosystem Sustainability) Summit

FORT Deputy Center Director Steve Hanser and Supervisory Research Wildlife Biologist Kate Schoenecker presented at the FREES Summit (Free-Roaming...

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Get pumped up for Amphibian Week 2024!

Get pumped up for Amphibian Week 2024!

Get your game face on, Amphibian Week 2024, Extreme Athletes: Amphibian Edition is almost here! From May 5 – 11, USGS ARMI scientists and amphibian...

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Scientists discover genetically isolated populations and population-level inbreeding in a range-wide genetic analysis of the endangered rusty patched bumble bee

Scientists discover genetically isolated populations and population-level inbreeding in a range-wide genetic analysis of the endangered rusty patched bumble bee

Range-wide genetic analysis of the endangered rusty patched bumble bee shows surprising levels of inbreeding within populations and genetic divergence...

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