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Deadline Looms To Apply For Big Game Hunts In CO

hunterThe deadline to apply for 2016 Limited Big Game Hunting Licenses in Colorado is Tuesday. These licenses include deer, elk, pronghorn, moose, bear, sheep and goats. To apply hunters should refer to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife 2016 Continue reading

Feeding Big Game Deadly For Wildlife.

Colorado-Division-of-Wildlife-300Life is tough for big game during the winter, but according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife feeding those animals can make them sick and kill them. The digestive systems of deer, elk and moose are specialized for natural food sources, not the common types of feed we give to livestock and pets. When big game eat food not suited to their systems, Continue reading

CPW Offers Website to Plan for Big Game Hunt

colorado parksThe big game application deadline for 2015 is midnight, April 7th, but Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say you shouldn’t wait until the deadline to apply. The department has a variety of resources for hunters to complete their applications now. CPW’s website offers essential information for preparing for the big game season Continue reading

Forest Visitors Asked to Avoid Certain Areas for Wildlife Purposes

forest-service-signA long-standing request for public involvement in big game, winter range management is being made by the Routt National Forest again this year. The U.S. Forest Service is asking recreational users to stay out of designated elk and deer winter range areas from November 15th to April 15th. Courtesy closure signage has been Continue reading

Colorado Big Game Structure for 2015-19

colorado parksAfter more than a year of discussion and public participation, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission recently approved the a five-year big game season structure, which will become effective next year. The approved season structure process and framework, including season dates, are now available online. According to a release, the CPW Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Habitat Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program is now accepting applications for $500,000 in Habitat Improvement Grants to fund large-scale habitat projects across Colorado. Any entity, agency, organization or individual that is interested in applying can download the application online. Continue reading

Big Game Hunting Licenses Still Available

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters that there are still approximately 20,000 leftover big-game and turkey licenses are available, giving hunters plenty of opportunity to harvest a variety of species and to put fresh, healthy wild game meat on the table. Over-the-counter elk licenses are also now available. Continue reading

BLM to Delay Issuing Special Recreation Permits

BLMThe Bureau of Land Management’s Little Snake Field Office has announced it will not be issuing new special recreation permits for big game or mountain lion guiding and outfitting until it completes a study evaluating the capacity for such permits.  Permitting commercial Continue reading