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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Colorado Parks and Wildl​​​ife has an extensive and nationally recognized research program. The various sections with descriptions are included below:​​​​

  • Aquatic Research Section conducts scientific investigations to develop the necessary knowledge, techniques, and procedures to effectively manage Colorado's aquatic wildlife. 

  • Avian Research Program​ conducts original research on the ecology and management of birds and their habitats. 

  • Mammals Research conducts scientific-based original research that advances the profession’s and agency’s collective knowledge about wildlife species, their habitats, and their future management. ​

  • Habitat Research investigates better ways to restore and improve wildlife habitat. CPW doesn’t have a specific wildlife habitat research section. Instead, many of the research sections, as well as terrestrial and conservation biologists, are actively engaged in wildlife habitat research.​

  • Wildlife Health Section​ is a group of veterinarians, researchers and technicians dedicated to diagnosing, monitoring and conducting research on diseases of free-ranging wildlife in Colorado. 

  • Human Dimensions Research​ Program conduct​s social science research in Colorado on various issues affecting wildlife management, species conservation and human-wildlife interactions.

​Colorado Parks and Wildlife is committed to researching better ways to restore and improve wildlife habitat. Although CPW doesn’t have a specific wildlife habitat research section, many of the research sections, as well as terrestrial and conservation biologists, are actively engaged in wildlife habitat research.​​​