Tag Archives: wildlife

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

Beware Of Thin Ice

With winters return to Northwest Colorado, people out recreating in the back country need to use caution when doing so near frozen bodies of water. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that while snow may be deep, ponds and streams still may not be frozen enough for winter activity. You should always assume unsafe ice conditions Continue reading

Ring In The New Year At These Events

There are a number of events in Northwest Colorado where you can ring in the New Year with friends and family. The Craig Youth Hockey Association is hosting a family friendly New Years Eve Party at the Moffat County Ice Arena. The event will feature an open skate session with food and beverages. The cost is $6 for the skate and skate Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Maintenance Management Plan

The Moffat County Commissioners signed a Management agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service at their meeting last week. The agreements outlines who will be responsible for maintenance of the Swinging Bridge. The County will be in charge of covering routine repairs to the bridge that do not Continue reading

Plan Ahead Before CPW Institutes New Purchasing System

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is about to launch a new integrated purchasing system, which will serve as a one-stop shop for all CPW products, including hunting and fishing licenses, campsite reservations, OHV and snowmobile permits. CPW will start transitioning to the Continue reading

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

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