Scientists who work with Plant Materials seek out plants to help solve natural resource problems and test their performance. Proven species are released for commercial production. Work is carried out cooperatively with state and Federal agencies, commercial businesses, and seed and nursery associations
The Upper Colorado Environmental Plant Center tests and develops new varieties of grasses and shrubs for use in the Southern Rocky Mountain Region. This site contains information about the Center, current studies and activities, plant releases, technical notes, and plant fact sheets.