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Technical Resources

NRCS Colorado Technical Resources

NRCS Colorado's Technical Resources provide access to scientific resources, tools, models, and data.

State Technical Committee

The State Technical Committee provides recommendations for establishing technical guidelines and program criteria and priorities necessary to carry out conservation provisions of the Farm Bill.

Flower in Hand

Ecological Sciences are comprised of multiple disciplines. The staff is responsible for ensuring the latest scientific technology and technical information and data are integrated into the agency's conservation programs and activities.


The Snow Survey Program provides mountain snowpack data and streamflow forecasts used for conservation planning, water supply management, flood control, climate modeling, and recreation.

Soil Profile

The Soil Survey Program applies the knowledge of soil science to natural resources conservation by providing quality soil, GIS, and resource information.


Water Resources provides the data and management activity information to protect and enhance water resources for human health and environmental quality.

Geographic Information Systems

Geographic Information Systems staff provide GIS information, data and products as well as technical support for Colorado NRCS personnel, partners, and the public.