Tag Archives: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

National Night Out is August 4th

nno15Moffat County emergency workers will celebrate National Night Out next week. National Night Out is a nationwide program that promotes community safety awareness, crime prevention techniques and law enforcement-community partnerships for a safer America. On August 4th Continue reading

Leftover Licenses Go on Sale Next Week

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding hunters interested in leftover limited licenses and over-the-counter turkey license sales begin next week. Licenses can be purchased by phone or in person August 4th. Online sales begin at midnight August 5th. Leftover limited licenses are licenses that have gone through the draw process and still Continue reading

Free Entrance at State Parks Monday for Colorado Day

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will mark Colorado Day, the commemoration of Colorado’s acceptance into statehood, with free park entrance at all 42 state parks, Monday. Colorado was first recognized as a state August 1st, 1876. Most Coloradans live less than 30 minutes from a state park. The agency suggests residents take Continue reading

Sportsmens Roundtable to be Held in Kremmling Next Week

colorado parksLocal sportsmen and women are invited to meet and discuss hunting and fishing issues with their citizen representatives during the Northwest Region Sportsmen’s Roundtable caucus next week in Kremmling. There are a variety of topics open for discussion, including the 2015 Strategic Plan, the West Slope Mule Deer Strategy, and Continue reading

Parks And Wildlife Explain Hunting License Sales Suspension

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife suspended sales of over-the-counter licenses until noon yesterday to ensure an equitable and fair process of over-the-counter with caps applications. The agency says their vendor, Active Network, had technical difficulties, and they felt it was best to wait until the issue was resolved and the system was fully Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Free Veterans Admittance in August

colorado parksAs a result of a law passed just this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August. Eligible individuals can get their passes in advance at any CPW office or state park to avoid delays at the gate. Activities like fishing and camping will still require a valid Continue reading

Hunting Licenses go on Sale this Month

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife over-the-counter (OTC) and over-the-counter with caps licenses go on sale online, in person, and by phone, July 21st. Wildlife officials say a familiarity with CPW’s hunting regulations and brochures goes along way to ensure you have the right tag for the right location of where you choose to hunt. Over-the- Continue reading

Rainbow Trout Populations Making Comeback from Whirling Disease

rainbow troutAfter being devastated by whirling disease in the 1990s, rainbow trout populations are increasing in most major rivers in the state thanks to a 20-year effort by Colorado Parks and Wildlife Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Warn About Vehicle Collisions

colorado parksWildlife are on the move again – deer and elk are migrating to their summer habitats, and that means they will be crossing highways in higher numbers. The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and and other statewide organizations make efforts each migration season Continue reading

Women Only Cast, Blast and Twang Scheduled for Granby

colorado parksWomen interested in learning the basics of fly fishing, archery and how to handle a shotgun safely are invited to a women­ only ‘Cast, Blast and Twang’ clinic in Granby, July 12th. Designed for novices 18 and older, no experience or equipment is required. The class fee is $20 and pre-­registration is required. Space is limited and Continue reading

Trail Projects to Receive Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will provide grants of $6.18 million in 2015 and 2016 for trails projects. The grants go to a variety of projects in all areas of the state, including new construction, trail maintenance, signage, education, law enforcement and equipment purchases. Around the state, grants for 2015 and 2016 for multi- Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife to Conduct Operation Dry Water

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife will conduct Operation Dry Water June 26th through the 28th, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence. During the three-day weekend, officers will be on the water reminding boaters about the dangers of boating Continue reading