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CPW Wants Boaters to Take the Pledge to Boat Safely

boatingColoradans are urged to ‘take the pledge’ to make this summer safe. According to the U.S. Coast Guard’s 2014 Recreational Boating Safety Statistics, more than 11 million boats are registered in the United States and more than $38 million was lost in property damage in 2014. Parks and Wildlife managers are asking boaters Continue reading

Elkhead Boat Ramp is Now Open

ELK-HEAD-MAIN-SIGNThe Elkhead Reservoir Boat Ramp is open. The ramp opened last week and Parks and Wildlife officials say an ANS inspector is on duty. Boat Ramp hours are 6:30 in the morning until 8:30 in the evening through the end of the month. Starting in June, the ramp will close at 9:30. Officials ask that you show up at the ramp with your boat already cleaned, drained, and dry. If you have any questions, you can call 276-2061.

New Details About Fatal Shooting In Moffat County

District Attorney 14thThe 14th Judicial District Attorney’s Office has released additional information about the shooting in western Moffat County including the name of the person in custody.  The release said that a Colorado Parks & Wildlife Officer and a Moffat County Sheriff’s Deputy were investigating a suspicious vehicle off of the road Continue reading

Woman in Steamboat Attacked by Moose

mooseIn the wake of the third moose attack in two years, residents of and visitors to Steamboat are reminded to practice caution in moose territory. A woman was injured Sunday afternoon when she was run over by a moose in the Storm Mountain Continue reading

Bill Would Encourage Spending Lottery Proceeds on Bike Trails

Bicycle 32A recreational bike trail from Wyoming to New Mexico is a goal set by Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper. A proposal before the Colorado Senate could play a part in that goal. The Senate Finance Committee started work yesterday on a bill to encourage Parks and Wildlife and local governments to spend a portion of the net lottery Continue reading

CPW Reminds People to Leash their Dogs

colorado parksDogs chasing wildlife is nearly a constant problem in Colorado. The issue is particularly serious during the winter when dogs can easily rundown deer and elk in the snow and injure or kill them. So far this winter, wildlife officers in every corner of the state have filed reports of chasing incidents. During winter deer and elk can lose up Continue reading

Want To Camp Free This Year

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife is now accepting “resident host applications” for a variety of locations for the 2015 season. Resident or campground hosts are volunteers who spend part of their year camping for free in exchange for 20-30 hours of service each week. Continue reading

Parks and Widlife Offers Funds For Habitat Preservation Projects

colorado parksColorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is pleased to announce the 2014 Request for Proposals through the Colorado Wildlife Habitat Protection Program (CWHPP). The goal of the program is to support CPW’s mission and policy by providing long-term habitat conservation and protection and to provide Continue reading