Tag Archives: CPW

Mule Deer Carcass Left To Rot

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are looking for the public’s help in identifying the person responsible for shooting and killing a mule deer buck and leaving the body and meat to rot. The buck was found dead earlier this week northwest of Grand Junction. Officials noted that whoever killed the animal made no attempt to salvage the meat and left the antlers on the animal. In addition to Continue reading

New Requirements To Register OHV’s And Boats

New regulations are now in effect that require anyone registering a boat, off highway vehicle or snowmobile in Colorado to provide proof of ownership before it can be registered. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is recommending that anyone purchasing any of these machines asks for a bill of sale. If proof of ownership cannot be obtained, a Continue reading

Dogs and Wildlife Don’t Mix

Despite snowy conditions, Colorado dog owners tend to remain very active during the winter months. Owners should be aware that their dogs should be kept on leashes unless they are trained to stay near by, to prevent them from disturbing area wildlife. Dogs chasing wildlife is not only illegal, it can be dangerous. When a wild animal is chased by a dog Continue reading

CPW To Begin Euthanizing Bears And Cougars

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will begin tracking and euthanizing cougars and bears in specific areas of the Piceance Basin, to better determine their effect on the Mule Deer population. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission unanimously decided to move foreword with the Piceance Basin and Upper Arkansas River Continue reading

Willow Creek Dam Maintenance Next Week

steamboat-lake-300Crews will inspect and perform scheduled maintenance next week, on The Willow Creek Dam at Steamboat Lake. The inspection is part of the Colorado Division of Water Resource’s “Dam Safety Program”. The park will be open to Continue reading

Big Game Hunts For Kids And Women

colorado parksHunts are being offered this season in Northwest Colorado for area kids and women who have never hunted big game. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a limited number of guided hunts, for novices, through their Hunter Outreach Program. This program is designed specifically for for individuals with limited hunting experience, and is Continue reading

Boat Sober This Weekend

boatingIf you are planning on boating on Colorado waters this weekend make sure you are doing it sober. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife is participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend which is a national campaign to raise awareness about the dangers of boating under the influence. Due to this heightened awareness CPW officers Continue reading

Beware Of Mountain Lions

mountail-lion-300x300Hiking Trails in Northwest Colorado take you through beautiful areas, but it is important to remember that you are recreating in the natural habitat of predatory animals. While mountain lion attacks on people are rare, it is important to stay alert when you are in their environment. When hiking, do so with a partner, and keep your children Continue reading

Earn $20 For Each Pike You Catch

pikeTo help eliminate northern pike from the Green Mountain Reservoir near Silverthorne, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now offering $20 for each pike that is caught and removed from the lake. To Continue reading

Meeting In Craig To Discuss Endangered Fish In CO

colorado parksA meeting has been scheduled to allow anglers in Northwest Colorado to receive information and make comments on the Upper Colorado River Basin Endangered Fish Recovery Program.  The meeting, hosted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and will take place in Craig, Thursday April 14th, from 6 to 8, at Craig City Halls.  The meeting will give the public a Continue reading

One Dies In Weekend Rollover On Highway 40

COLO-STATE-PATROL-3001One person lost their life and two others were seriously injured in a rollover accident on Highway 40 about 10 miles west of Steamboat. The single vehicle accident which involved 3 Boulder residents, all of whom were 21 years old, occurred around 4 yesterday afternoon. When emergency crews arrived at the scene, bystanders were performing CPR on one of the injured, a second person was out of the vehicle with multiple injuries while a third was still trapped in the vehicle and was required to be Continue reading

Hunter Gets Huge Fine For Illegal Hunt

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife cautions hunters to respect private land and avoid trespassing after a Grand County judge ordered Robert Johnson, 55, of Granby, to pay $11,653.50 in fines and court costs and perform 50 hours of community service in a sentencing hearing last Monday. Johnson, his wife and three accomplices trespassed onto the Devil’s Continue reading