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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Population status, habitat, and nest-site characteristics of the raptor community on the Pawnee National Grassland.
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.
Grazing is essential for maintaining shortgrass prairie," says Jim Bradley, who studied bird populations on the Comanche and Pawnee National Grasslands in Colorado and at the Thunder Basin National Grassland in Wyoming.
Bones Galore, Pawnee National Grasslands (40[degrees]43'N, 103[degrees]48'W), 9 June 1999 (DMNS ZA.