What in the piping plover? New website sheds light on Colorado’s 350 most sensitive species.

The Colorado Sun: How are scientists working to protect the toothless, federally endangered Colorado pikeminnow? Which species is most at risk from the state’s energy production and mining? What’s a piping plover?

The answers can be found on Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new species conservation dashboard, which lists more than 350 sensitive species that call Colorado home and the agency’s efforts to protect them.

The public can explore at-risk species and threats they face, and track the state’s conservation work outlined in its wildlife action plan.

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