Tag Archives: Parks

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

Open House Concerning Recreation Master Plan

The City of Steamboat will host an open house tomorrow concerning the Parks, Recreation, Open Space, Trails and River Master Plan. The plan will provide a 10-year vision for the city’s park and recreation facilities, as well as an action plan for implementation. The public is invited to the open house Continue reading

Apply For Craig Parks & Rec Board

The Craig Parks & Recreation Department is now accepting application for the Parks & Recreation and Open Space Advisory Board.  Applications need to be submitted by Wednesday. Members of the advisory board serve three year staggered terms. There is currently an Continue reading

Open House To Talk Trails Near Steamboat

There will be an open house today in Steamboat to discuss trail maintenance and trail projects in the area. The Steamboat Springs 2A trails committee will host the open house in conjunction with members of the Trail Maintenance Endowment Fund.  Attendees will receive Continue reading

Free Park Entry Black Friday

If Black Friday shopping is not your thing, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering a cheaper, less stressful option for black Friday. CPW is giving away free admission to all State Parks Black Friday as part of the Fresh Air Friday program, which started last year. The CPW Director says this is an Continue reading

Time To Prep Snowmobiles

Snow in the forecast today is a good reminder that now is the time to prepare your snowmobile for winter. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is advising all snowmobilers to make preparations to their machines and safety equipment, and to get their annual snowmobile registration before heading into the backcountry. You should give your snowmobile Continue reading

Free Park Entry For Veterans

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans to celebrate Veterans Day this Saturday. All veterans and active-duty military, including Reserve and National Guard members, can gain free entry, along with all the other people in their vehicle, to any of Continue reading

Bull Moose Found Shot Dead Near Meeker

A bull moose was found dead, shot and abandoned last month near Rio Blanco County Road 115, east of Meeker.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking for assistance from the public to find out how it got there.  CPW believes the moose Continue reading

Help Protect Bats In Colorado

This week is National Bat Week.  The intent of National Bat Week is to inspire Americans to help protect bats. Colorado is home to 18 species of bats. Colorado Parks and Wildlife monitors bat populations statewide as part of a nationwide effort to detect bat population changes from threats like White-nose Syndrome. White Nose Syndrome is caused by a fungus and is responsible for large scale Continue reading

CPW Releases App For Colorado Anglers

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched CPW Fishing, the agency’s official mobile fishing app. The app is designed for anglers seeking information on new fishing locations or needing to check for updated regulations while on the water. CPW Fishing allows anglers to explore the state’s waters, Continue reading

Meeker Woman Appointed To CPW Commission

Marie Haskett of Meeker has been appointed to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission by Governor John Hickenlooper. Haskett will serve as a commission representative for sportsmen and outfitters west of the Continental Divide. Haskett is the owner and operator of JML Outfitters which was voted the 2016 Outfitter Continue reading

Be Aware Of Bears, Leave Young Wildlife Alone

Wildlife can be very active in the late summer, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding residents to be aware and cautious when in bear habitat, and to leave young wildlife alone. Every year people bring in young wildlife to CPW that they believe have been abandoned which is unfortunately the worst thing that can be done. Mothers will often Continue reading