Tag Archives: wildlife

Meetings To Talk Fishing In Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be holding two ‘State of the Fish’ gatherings in Summit and Grand County this week. Agency biologists and managers will be available to answer questions about the current status of local fisheries, and future management plans. The first meeting will be held on Continue reading

Free Turkey Hunts For Women And Kids

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering three mentored turkey hunts for novice hunters in Northwest Colorado. Two hunts will be available for kids between the ages of 12 and 17 who have never hunted, with another being offered for novice women. The hunts, which are part of CPW’s Hunter Outreach Program, will occur over three-days, and will focus on teaching the basics of safe and Continue reading

Purchasing System Seminars For Hunters

April 3rd is the deadline to submit license applications through Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s new integrated purchasing system for the upcoming big game hunting season. Hunters with questions on the new system can receive assistance by calling or visiting a local CPW office, or can also get information through the CPW website. In addition to these options, CPW will be Continue reading

Bill To Fix CPW’s Financial Woes Advances

A bill, which would allow Colorado Parks and Wildlife to increase park fees in order to address the agencies long term funding issues is working its way through the Colorado Legislature. The Senate Appropriations Committee voted 6-1 to send the Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations act to the full Senate earlier this week. CPW estimates that by 2025 the agency will have an annual budget shortfall of $30 Continue reading

Changes To Big Game Application Process

License applications are being accepted now for the 2018 Colorado big game, sheep and mountain goat hunting seasons. This will be the first year the big game draw process will be conducted through the new integrated purchasing system, so there will be some significant changes Continue reading

Listen To CPW Commission Meeting Live

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will meet in Denver Wednesday and Thursday to discuss the new shed antler collection restrictions, and to perform an annual review of big game, furbearers, small game, waterfowl and migratory game bird hunting regulations.  If you can’t make it to Denver, Continue reading

Shed Hunting Restrictions In Effect March 2nd

Shed antler hunters are being reminded that antler and horn collection will be prohibited on all public lands west of I-25 from March 2 through April 30.  The shed hunting restriction was approved by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission last month. Starting next year and in all subsequent Continue reading

Donate To Save Endangered Animals

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is giving you the opportunity to help save endangered animals in the state by making a voluntary donation to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2017 tax return. The Non-game and Endangered Wildlife program supports conservation for dozens of species in Continue reading

Reserve Summer Camping Spots Now

If you are planning on camping in Colorado over the Memorial Day or July 4th weekends, now is the time to reserve your camping spot. Popular campsites around the state can fill up more than six months in advance for these busy holiday weekends, so Colorado Parks and Continue reading

Ride Safe During Snowmobile Safety Week

Next week is International Snowmobile Safety Week, so Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding snowmobilers to be safe while out in the backcountry. This is a good time to ensure snowmobiles and winter gear are properly maintained and all Continue reading

Seasonal Closures For Shed Antler Hunting

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission approve the creation of a seasonal closure for shed antler and horn collection on public lands west of I-25 at their meeting this month. These lands will be closed to shed antler and horn collection annually from January 1st through April 30th. This year, the Continue reading