Tag Archives: deer

Driver Swerves To Miss Animal, Rolls Vehicle

A man rolled his vehicle Wednesday night on Highway 131 near Toponas. 30-year-old Tyler Sylvia was driving when he swerved to avoid a deer or elk, rolling his vehicle. According Continue reading

Mule Deer Foundation Banquet Next Month

Tickets are now available for the Mule Deer Foundation banquet next month in Craig. The banquet will include a prime rib dinner. The dinner will take place Saturday February 24th, at the Clarion Inn. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets will be Continue reading

Seasonal Closures For Shed Antler Hunting

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission approve the creation of a seasonal closure for shed antler and horn collection on public lands west of I-25 at their meeting this month. These lands will be closed to shed antler and horn collection annually from January 1st through April 30th. This year, the Continue reading

Beware Of Aggressive Deer

Deer are mating across Colorado and Colorado  Parks and Wildlife is reminding residents to take precautions to avoid conflicts. Bucks can be very aggressive during mating season, becoming much more territorial, which may cause them to attack people who they perceive as potential rivals.  Bucks may also spar with and become tangled in things like Continue reading

Police Put Down Illegally Shot Deer

A deer was illegally shot with an arrow and was mortally wounded over the weekend in Meeker. After putting the deer down, police tracked blood four blocks to an apartment complex. Upon arriving at the apartment complex, police witnessed an individual hiding a bow underneath clothes they were Continue reading

Time To Protect Hay For The Winter

Those who rely on hay to feed livestock during the winter should start planning now to protect their crops from deer and elk. During winters with deep snow, deer and elk will look for easy sources of food and unprotected hay stacks are Continue reading

Deer And Motorcycle Collision Near Dinosaur

A motorcycle/deer collision Thursday afternoon resulted in serious injuries to the driver and passenger. Dinosaur National Monument representative Dan Johnson confirmed that a 68-year-old male driver from Longmont collided with the deer around 1:30 on Harpers Corner Road near Dinosaur National Continue reading

Deer vs Car In Craig

Collisions between deer and cars within the Craig City limits are uncommon, but one of those rare instances occurred Tuesday when a driver hit and killed a deer near 6th and School Street. 84-year-old Eleanor Eitel of Craig was driving when she ran into the deer Continue reading

Mule Deer Foundation Banquet Tickets Available

The Mule Deer Foundation will host their annual banquet next month in Craig. The event will feature a live and silent auction. Tickets can be purchased at the Craig Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Pawn or Thunder Runs Survival in Craig. The event Continue reading

Help Animals By Storing Summer Gear

deer-netWith the warm weather behind us and winter on the horizon, now is a good time to remove all the summer toys and equipment from your yard for the winter.  Elk and deer are especially active this time of year due to their mating season, resulting in additional interactions between humans and wildlife. It’s common for deer or elk to enter yards in Continue reading

Drivers Beware Of Migrating Animals

deer-vs-carWith fall in the air and winter on the horizon Colorado drivers need to be on the lookout for migrating wildlife. Fall is the breeding season for elk, deer and moose so they are especially active during this time period. Males will pursue mates aggressively and may not be deterred by traffic. Bears are also Continue reading

Wyoming Vehicles And Large Animals Likely To Collide

deer-vs-carWyoming had the 8th most collisions between vehicles and deer, elk or moose last year according to a report released by State Farm Insurance. Numbers show that 51% of insurance claims filed with the company last autumn involved large animal collisions, nationally that number Continue reading