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Parks and Wildlife Calls for Sportsmens Roundtable Volunteers

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for applicants for a two-year membership to the statewide Colorado Sportsmens Roundtable. Applications are being accepted June 24th. A member’s responsibilities would include participating in a half day in-person meeting twice a year at meeting locations that rotate Continue reading

Feds Exclude Sage Grouse Species from Protection

sage_grouse-300The Interior Department’s decision not to add a type of sage grouse found only in Nevada and California to the Endangered Species List is a reassuring sign that strong efforts by Colorado and other Western states to conserve larger populations of the greater sage grouse can pay off. That’s according to the Colorado Wildlife Continue reading

CPW Offers Turkey Hunt Near Craig

TURKEY-WITH-GUN-300Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering two more young hunters a chance to earn a mentored, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land, near Craig. Scheduled to take place the weekend of May 2nd and 3rd, the hunt is made possible with the help and support of local landowners working in partnership with CPW wildlife Continue reading

CPW to Hold Class on Submitting Hunter Applications

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding hunters that the application deadline for the 2015 limited license draw is April 7th, and now is the time to start preparing. Anyone that has questions or needs help with the process is invited to attend a ‘License and Application 101′ class March 24th in Grand Junction. In addition to help and guidance Continue reading

Parks to Offer Youth Turkey Hunt this Spring near Meeker

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is offering three young hunters a unique chance to win a mentored, high-quality spring turkey hunt on private land near Meeker, scheduled to take place the weekend of April 11th and 12th. The hunt is made possible with the help and support of local landowners in partnership with CPW wildlife Continue reading

Forest Service, DEA Raids Illegal Pot Farm

MARIJUANA-300For the second time in a year, the U.S. Forest Service has eradicated an illegal marijuana-growing operation on national forest lands in the Aspen area. About a dozen Forest Service workers assisted by the Drug Enforcement Administration removed 2,630 mature plants near Ruedi Reservoir Wednesday. The illegal Continue reading

Officials Remind Hunters to be Bear Aware

grizzly bearIn light of two recent bear attacks in Wyoming, one of them fatal, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is encouraging hunters who venture north into grizzly country to be “bear aware.” Sheriff Rich Haskell said that many county residents hunt in areas within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem identified by the Continue reading

Parks and Wildlife Offering Habitat Grants

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program is now accepting applications for $500,000 in Habitat Improvement Grants to fund large-scale habitat projects across Colorado. Any entity, agency, organization or individual that is interested in applying can download the application online. Continue reading

Visiting Hunters Reminded to Consider Altitude

hunting-300Every year more than a few hunters must be rescued from the wilds and high country of Colorado. Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in various types of accidents or simply get lost in the woods. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials a stressing that hunters must remember that altitude can affect their health and their Continue reading

Monday Kicks Off Small Game Seasons

PARKS AND WILDLIFEColorado Parks & Wildlife encourages celebrating the holiday with any of the small game and waterfowl opportunities that kick off Monday throughout the state. Colorado has over 23 million acres of public lands, including U.S. National Forest and Bureau of Land Management lands. Interested hunters need a current and Continue reading

Big Game Hunting Licenses Still Available

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters that there are still approximately 20,000 leftover big-game and turkey licenses are available, giving hunters plenty of opportunity to harvest a variety of species and to put fresh, healthy wild game meat on the table. Over-the-counter elk licenses are also now available. Continue reading

Tips Offered for Hunters in Northwest Colorado

hunting-300Every year more than a few hunters must be rescued from the high country of Colorado. Hunters get trapped by snowstorms, injured in various types of accidents or simply get lost in the woods.  Wildlife officials say hunters must remember that altitude can affect their health and their ability to move easily. Continue reading