"Wildlife constitutes one of
Colorado's most cherished resources; the Foundation desires to
bequeath this resource to those who come after us in a better state
than when we came . . . " -The Founders of the
Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation
The Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation
was created in 1989, as a result of the Governor’s Task Force
“Wildlife 21” which recognized that our abundant and diverse
wildlife makes an immense contribution to our economy and the
quality of life we enjoy in Colorado. At the same time wilderness
habitats face the greatest threats from development, state funds for
preserving wildlife, which have historically come from hunting and
fishing license fees, have declined. The Foundation was formed to
raise funds to help fill the gap between available funds and
wildlife needs. Through the Colorado Wildlife
Heritage Foundation, your
joins forces with others to make a difference for
Reintroduction of the Lynx to Colorado has been deemed a success according to the Denver Post. We would like to extend our great appreciation for all of you who donated to this worthy project. To read more about this, please click on the article names below.
On Their own Four Feet (Sep22, 2010)
Lynx reintroduction ruled a success in Colorado (Sep 18,2010)
Colo. claims victory in effort to bring back lynx (Sep17,2010)
The 9th Annual Golf4wildlife tournament was a tremendous success. For more information, click here
CWHF Announces the 2010 winners of the Colorado Waterfowl Art Contest
"Northern Pintails" by Richard Clifton
"Colorado Sunrise" by Douglas Walpus
"Icy Reflections" by Dan Andrews
This year, the 2nd and 3rd place winners will also be made into Habitat Products to aid in the preservation, protection, and purchase of critical habitat in Colorado; ensuring wildlife will ALWAYS have a home in Colorado.
Thank you to all our artists who entered this year's contest. Without your talent and dedication, critical wildlife habitat could be lost forever.
Please check our Shop Online page to purchase previous years' stamps, prints and other wildlife products.
|To view the Final Consensus of the Colorado Conservation Summit- click here
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The pictures below were taken by Jerry Neal of the Colorado Division of Wildlife and are the first Lynx kittens born in Colorado since the Spring of 2006.