Tag Archives: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Important Info For Hunters

colorado parksApprentice licenses and hunter education test out options are now being offered through Colorado Parks and Wildlife.  These options, that went in to effect on April 6th, are intended to fosters peoples interest and get people active in the out doors. The Hunter Education test-out option is being offered to U.S Military and people over the age of 50. Continue reading

Turkey Hunt Available For Novice Woman

turkeyA turkey hunt is being offered to woman from Colorado who would like to improve on their hunting skills.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications from woman with little to no hunting experience that would like to participate in a private turkey hunt that will be Continue reading

Bighorn Sheep Found With Head Cut Off

colorado parksThe body of a bighorn sheep with it’s head removed was found last week southwest of Kremmling. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a $1000 reward for any information leading to a citation or arrest. It is not known how the animal died, but a press release alluded that the animal may have died in Continue reading

Snowmobile Avalanche Training

AVALANCHE WARNINGThe Northwest Colorado Snowmobile Club will hold free avalanche training this Saturday. The training will begin at the Freeman Trail Head at 9:30 Saturday morning. Those attending will need a snowmobile to access the trail. Training will Continue reading

Free Snowmobile Safety Class This Weekend

snowmobile safetyBefore getting on your snow mobile this winter, safety considerations need to be your top priority. To help riders be responsible and stay safe, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a free Colorado Snowmobile Safety Class for both novice and experienced riders, this Saturday morning Continue reading

CPW Takes To Air To Track Big Game

colorado parksAlthough the main big game hunting seasons have ended, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s researchers and biologists are preparing for another busy time of the year. Beginning this month through late March, Wildlife employees will climb aboard aircraft and fly across large swaths of wildlife habitat in search of big game animals to classify by sex and age while others will gather biological data on the ground. Late-season hunters and outdoor Continue reading

Kremmling Hunter not Charged for Killing Gray Wolf

gray-wolfFederal officials say no charges will be filed against a hunter who killed a protected gray wolf in Colorado after mistaking it for a coyote. The Fish and Wildlife Service said yesterday an investigation concluded the hunter didn’t intend to kill a wolf. Officials say the hunter was legally Continue reading

AGNC Applying for Sage Grouse Mapping Funding

sage_grouse-300The Department of Local Affairs Advisory Committee hearings to review Energy/Mineral Impact Assistance Funding application will be held today and tomorrow in Grand Junction. Among the applications to be reviewed is the Associated Governments of Northwest Colorado (AGNC) application for funding to conduct local Continue reading

CPW Reminds Hunters of Colorado Laws

colorado parksAs the hunting seasons continue, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is alerting hunters traveling throughout the state that several CPW check stations are slated during the rifle seasons, which last through tomorrow. Animal check stations help officers ensure compliance with big game regulations and also offer hunters the service of Continue reading

CPW Warns Drivers to Watch for Wildlife

colorado parksAs November 1st brings an end to daylight savings time, Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds Colorado motorists of the higher risk of being involved in a wildlife-related accident. According to the Colorado Department of Transportation, November sees more car accidents involving wildlife than any other Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offers Free Admittance for Vets

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife offers all military men and women free admission to state parks on Veterans Day. To obtain free admission to a state park, veterans, active duty military personnel, and their families must show a valid active, reserve or retired military identification card, an identification card from the Veterans’ Continue reading

National Bat Week

BATNational Bat Week, a campaign to inspire Americans to help protect bats, kicks off October 25th. The initiative is important to Colorado, home of 18 species of bats, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) who monitors bat populations statewide as part of a nationwide effort to detect changes from threats like Continue reading