Pawnee National Grassland


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Pawnee National Grassland

Address:660 'O' St
Greeley, CO 80631

Phone:970-346-5000
Web: www.fs.fed.us/arnf
Size: 193,063 acres.
Location:North-central Colorado, northeast of Greeley. Accessible by US 85 and CO 14. Nearby cities/towns include Ault, Eaton, Fort Collins, Grover, Greeley, and Sterling.
Facilities:Campground, group camps, picnic areas, trails, ballfields, scenic drive and overlook.
Activities:Camping, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, horseback riding, bird watching, stargazing.
Special Features:Pawnee Buttes, a geological feature rising some 300 feet above the prairie; Crow Valley Recreation Area; old cemeteries and homesteads; nearby Grover Grassland Museum and Briggsdale Heritage House.

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Results of 18 field trials on eggshell removal behavior at six Mountain Plover nests, Pawnee National Grassland, Colorado, 9-18 June 1994.
Public-land areas include two parcels of Comanche National Grasslands and the Fort Carson Military Reservation (southeast), two Pawnee National Grasslands (northeast) and a handful of "Ranching For Wildlife" options.
2] at the Pawnee National Grasslands, Colorado from 1990 to 1994 (Knopf and Wunder 2006) and an estimated 4,850 adult Mountain Plovers occur in eastern Colorado east of the Front Range (USDI 2003).
Bones Galore, Pawnee National Grasslands (40[degrees]43'N, 103[degrees]48'W), 9 June 1999 (DMNS ZA.