Threatened and Endangered Species

Colorado has many wildlife species on its threatened and endangered list, including several species each of amphibians, birds, fish, mammals, reptiles, and mollusks. You can find information on each of these species at the Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s Species Profiles webpage.  You can also read about Colorado’s endangered wildlife and their relationship with other resources by accessing any of a number of reports and documents available from our library, including:

We also have many reports on individual species, such as wolves, lynx, blackfooted ferret, plains sharp-tailed grouse, boreal toad, mountain plover, meadow jumping mice, Colorado River cutthroat trout, Rio Grande sucker, Rocky Mountain wood frog, and many others, so search our web catalog for resources.

The black-tailed prairie dog is among Colorado’s species of concern. Photo courtesy Colorado Parks & Wildlife.