Natural Resources Management

Endangered Haplostachys haplostachya, a rare plant from hawaii that has the sweetest smell. Common name: Hawaiian mint.

Endangered Haplostachys haplostachya, a rare plant from hawaii that has the sweetest smell. Common name: Hawaiian mint.

CEMML’s multi-disciplined natural resources leadership team, researchers, and staff maximize land use on each project using a full range of data collection, analysis, and technology tools. Our team of biological and ecological specialists partners with multiple federal, state, tribal and regional entities throughout the US to ensure the sustainable use of terrestrial and aquatic resources in accordance with environmental laws, regulations, and local guidance. As a Center of Excellence within Colorado State University’s Warner College of Natural Resources, our members of our staff regularly collaborate with world-class research facilities and distinguished faculty.

Researcher tallying results on a narrow outcropping

CEMML technician taking forest inventory at Camp Guernsey, looking out across the North Platte River valley.

Current natural resource projects include overseeing game and non-game fisheries, threatened and endangered species habitat management, invasive species control, threatened and endangered species management, flora and fauna surveying, monitoring and mapping, wetlands delineation, wildland fire management and highly-sensitive fire issues consultation, prescribed burns, fire modeling and prediction, forestry conservation, soil management, erosion mitigation, risk-based cleanup, and pollution prevention programs.