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Bennet Urges Reauthorization of LWCF Funds

MICHAEL-BENNETColorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet is urging reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Bennet says it’s not included in the current stopgap funding measure and will expire next week. LWCF supports the conservation of parks, open spaces, and wildlife habitat for the benefit of hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation. Many parts of Colorado have received LWCF funding, including the White 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

Swim Beaches Around the State Preparing to Close

co-state-parksThis weekend is your last chance for some fun in the sun at several of Colorado State Parks swim beaches around the state. Labor Day weekend marks the end of the swimming season for many state parks but there are Continue reading

“Cast and Twang” in Craig to Celebrate New Archery Range

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife, invites families to help celebrate the official opening of the new archery range in Craig by attending a family ‘Cast and Twang’ seminar July 19th.  All archery and fishing equipment for the event will be provided free of charge, or you can bring your own gear. Participants can also enjoy a free Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Road Closed Due to Flooding

FLOOD-WATER-300Rio Blanco County Road 51 has been closed due to flooding.  County officials say the road, which is also known as Wyman Lake Road, is closed to highway vehicles due to the wash out of a culvert that Continue reading

Free Fishing Weekend is June 7th and 8th

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that Colorado’s Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for June 7th and 8th. Anglers of all ages can fish without a license anywhere in the state that weekend.  Many states allow free fishing during one or two weekends each year in an effort to encourage more people to Continue reading

Cops and Kids Fishing Day is May 28th

kids fishing 1The Cops and Kids Fishing Day in Craig will be held next week.  The event is a way for kids and law enforcement to be able to spend some fun time together, and gives kids an opportunity to Continue reading

Fishing and Stocking Guides Made Available Online

colorado parksWith the arrival of spring, anglers have started to flock to Colorado’s waters to take advantage of the year’s best fishing conditions, and each week Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be putting out a statewide fishing report to help make sure they’re successful.  The report will include current conditions and Continue reading