Colorado Parks & Wildlife encourages celebrating the holiday with any of the small game and waterfowl opportunities that kick off Monday throughout the state. Colorado has over 23 million acres of public lands, including U.S. National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands. Interested hunters need a current and valid photo ID, proof of residency and social security number, and a Hunter Education card, unless the hunter is born before January 1st, 1949, to purchase a license. Small game hunters are required to have a new Harvest Information Program number. Licenses can also be purchased on-line, or by phone 1-800-244-5613.