Tag Archives: Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Parks and Wildlife Awards Fishing Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife awarded funds totaling more than $200,000 this summer to six projects to improve angling opportunities around Colorado. The projects are intended to result in new and expanded angler access to the Lake Fork of the Gunnison, Colorado, and Arkansas Rivers, improve in-stream habitat in Boulder Creek and Continue reading

CPW Looking for Poacher in Craig

POACHING1Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers in Craig are asking the public for their help in identifying the person or persons responsible for shooting and injuring a high-quality mule deer buck with an arrow around September 9th or 10th, on the southwest side of the city. The four-point buck had a distinctive ‘kicker’ on the right Continue reading

CPW to Extend Office Hours During Big Game Rifle Seasons

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife extends office hours to include Saturdays at select offices throughout the state during big game rifle season. This year, those dates are from October 10th to November 15th. Extended hours provide hunters with additional times to find information, purchase a license or personally contact customer service Continue reading

Recent Study Shows how Energy and Wildlife Officials Work Together

colorado parksA recently released study by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado State University describing the effects of energy development on mule deer in the Piceance Basin, has prompted public discussion and media reports about energy companies and wildlife, and whether the two can coexist. Several companies are currently active Continue reading

CPW Offers Private Hunt Near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife and the Miller Creek Ranch in Meeker are offering big-game hunters an opportunity to apply for a limited number of private property, elk and mule deer hunts during certain hunting seasons this fall. Nine hunts will be available to hunters who have already drawn limited deer and elk licenses for Game Continue reading

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