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Boating Season Extended At Elkhead

Elkhead Reservoir’s Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection station will be open through October 23rd, two weeks longer than originally scheduled, which will give waterfowl hunters and boaters increased access to the reservoir. The initial plan was to close the inspection station on Oct. 9. However, additional Aquatic Nuisance Species inspection funds became Continue reading

New Requirements For Colorado Boaters

As we get closer to tubing and water skiing season, its important to be aware of newl requirements for Colorado boaters. In an effort to mitigate costs, while continuing to prevention zebra and quagga muscles from spreading to the state’s waters, Colorado Parks and Wildlife has instituted new regulations for 2017. In addition to required Continue reading

CPW Prepares For Wolves In Northern Colorado

Grey_WolfDue to an increase in wolf sightings, Colorado Parks and Wildlife are preparing for the possibility that the species will establish its self in the northern part of the state. There have been numerous confirmed sightings in recent years, including a grey wolf that Continue reading

Inspection Required To Boat In CO

boatingBoating season is approaching and Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds people that they must get their boat inspected before being taken out on Colorado waters if the boat was used outside the state last year. CPW requires any boat that was launched outside of the state of Colorado to be inspected for any aquatic nuisance species before being put into Continue reading

Lawmakers Express Concerns Over Yellow Billed Cuckoo Protection

us-fish-wildlife-300Representative Scott Tipton and Senator Cory Gardner have written a letter to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Director Dan Ashe regarding the Yellow Billed Cuckoo. The bird is the next species Fish and Wildlife is considering adding protections for in the way of an Endangered Listing. Critical Habitat has been identified in Western Colorado, however the lawmakers say the state is “on the Continue reading