• Natural Resources


  • Jefferson County supports an amazing richness of rare fauna and flora well worth preserving for future generations. The diversity of species and plant communities that range from subalpine forests to ponderosa pine forests and savannas, from shrublands to mixed grass and tall grass prairies, substantiate the important contribution of the County to the biodiversity of both Colorado and the world. 2011 Survey of Critical Biological Resources for Colorado State University’s Colorado Natural Heritage Program Adobe Reader is required for viewing this document

    Protect and celebrate our natural resources. Follow Jeffco Open Space Regulations and the 7 principles of Leave No Trace©Explore the resources on this page to learn more about the natural world of Jefferson County.