Colorado Upland Bird Grassland Habitat Strategy on the Eastern Plains
By: Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Grassland wildlife habitat conservation in eastern Colorado is implemented through a diverse mix of programs
and efforts. Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) has identified and prioritized areas of high upland wildlife
habitat and population potential, which typically coincides with historic mid-grass or sand-sage prairie habitats.
Importantly, this same geographic area supports and sustains a substantial and significant agricultural
economy. Particularly in eastern Colorado, habitat management, and thus wildlife population management, is
accomplished by working on private lands with willing producers.
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