Tag Archives: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Poacher Fails in Appeal

POACHING173- year old convicted poacher and former outfitter Dennis Eugene Rodebaugh, of Meeker, learned on Tuesday that his appeal to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals has failed, affirming the 41-month prison sentence and fines he received in early 2013 for illegally baiting deer and elk with salt. According to Colorado Parks and Continue reading

Meeker Man Appointed to Sportsmens Roundtable

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife welcomed nine new members to the Colorado Sportsmens Roundtable, a group of both elected and appointed representatives who serve as liaisons between sportsmen and the agency, during a statewide meeting in Buena Vista last week. One of those was Meeker’s Dan Schwartz. The Continue reading

Grand County Fire Sparked by Target Shooting

grand county sheriffA more than 500 acre wildfire in Grand County was sparked by target practice at a shooting range. That’s according to Grand County deputies, who say the blaze started at around noon yesterday at the Byers Canyon Shooting Range. As of yesterday evening, the fire had burned about 568 acres. There have been no Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Produce Draft Plan

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting the public to learn more about the agency’s draft Strategic Plan, released last week. The draft plan was developed using input provided by stakeholders, public, staff, and the Parks and Wildlife Commission. The plan is a high-level, living document, which will be updated as needed. The Continue reading

CPW Taking Public Comment on Strategic Plan

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife has released their draft 2015 Strategic Plan, and it is now available for public review. The draft plan was developed using input provided by stakeholders, public, staff, and the Parks and Wildlife Commission. The goals, objectives, and strategies are intended to guide the creation and execution of CPW’s Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Remind Hunters about Highway 9 Project

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife advises all hunters planning to travel on State Highway 9 this fall that now is the time to get information, plan an alternate route or anticipate extended delays due to major road construction. The highway, one of the main routes from Interstate 70 to prime hunting areas in Colorado’s Northwest Region, is Continue reading

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