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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

Military and Vets Get Free Entrance to Colorado Parks

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans until the end of August. The CPW invites Colorado’s military men and women to enjoy the beauty and recreational opportunities available in Colorado State Parks. Eligible individuals can get their pass in advance at any CPW office or state park to avoid delays at the Continue reading

Hunting Licenses Go on Sale Next Month

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will offer big game licenses for elk, pronghorn, bear, deer and turkey, to residents and nonresidents, beginning August 5th. This is the first time all big game licenses – leftover, over-the-counter with caps, and unlimited over-the-counter – will be for sale at the same time.  Continue reading

Colorado Parks and Wildlife to Meet in Meeker This Week

colorado parksThe Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet in Meeker Thursday and Friday to receive briefings on habitat preservation and improvement, regulation and management changes for invasive terrestrial species, small game seasons and big game season structure Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife to Increase BUI Patrols

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will be participating in Operation Dry Water June 27th through the 29th, as part of a nationally coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI).  During the three-day weekend, officers will be on the water Continue reading

Cast, Blast and Twang Offered to Women in Granby

colorado parksTo keep up with the growing number of women wishing to hunt and fish, the demand for women-only hunting and fishing classes is also growing. To encourage women to participate on their own, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering another free, women-only Cast, Blast and Twang, June 28th in the Continue reading