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Beaver

Added by yongli on 08/01/2016 - 14:28, last changed on 09/08/2016 - 18:41
The North American beaver ( Castor canadensis ) is native to Colorado, and its role as both an environmental engineer and a keystone species has profoundly impacted the state’s ecology and history. Although their populations today are low, beavers continue to shape Colorado’s environments. Ecology...

Wetlands and Riparian Areas

Added by yongli on 08/12/2016 - 16:25, last changed on 12/01/2016 - 08:29
Wetlands are ecosystems that are at least periodically saturated or inundated by water, creating unique habitats that support a wide variety of plant and animal species. Colorado wetlands include a diverse range of ecosystem types, each with distinctive plants and animals, hydrologic regimes, and...
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