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Elkhead Reservoir Could be Drained and Poisoned

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNThe Moffat County Commissioners were told yesterday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Colorado Parks and Wildlife want to talk with the Colorado River Water Conservation District about draining Elkhead Reservoir and poisoning the water to get rid of non-native fish species. The non-natives are escaping the reservoir into the Yampa River, and those fish are attacking and eating the native fish in the river. Avid fisherman Burt Continue reading

Wildlife Officials Remind Boaters to Protect Against Mussels

QUAGGAWith the discovery of zebra and quagga mussels in several western states, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials continue to ask boaters to help protect public waters from all aquatic nuisance species (ANS). Continue reading