Tag Archives: wildlife

Don’t Leave Behind Fishing Line

Following the discovery of a dead Osprey in the Routt National Forest that was entangled in fishing line, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers that fishing line can be dangerous when it’s left by a lake or river. Fisherman should never discard fishing line, hooks or bait, as it can be Continue reading

Be Patient In Eclipse Traffic

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has seen a substantial increase in traffic on Wyoming’s highways for the 2017 solar eclipse event, so drivers are being reminded that heavy traffic congestion should be expected in certain areas across the state.  All motorists should follow the law and slow down or move over for law enforcement and vehicles with flashing lights. There have also been several vehicle Continue reading

Free Park Entry For Colorado Vets

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the entire month of August. All veterans and active-duty military, including Reserve and National Guard members, can obtain Continue reading

Apply For Bow Hunts In Grand Valley

Hunters can apply now to participate in six limited special access mule deer archery hunts that will occur in Grand Valley this fall. Colorado Parks and Wildlife are sponsoring a variety of hunts in the Tilman Bishop, Grand Junction and Orchard Mesa Wildlife areas. Hunters interested in applying for the hunts need to drop off or mail in an application to Continue reading

Unclaimed Hunting Licenses On Sale Tuesday

Limited big game, bear and turkey hunting licenses that were not claimed during the preliminary and leftover draws will be available for purchase by phone through Colorado Parks and Wildlife starting Tuesday, with online purchase available Wednesday.  All purchases require a current and valid photo ID, proof of residency, social security number, and a Hunter Continue reading

Swinging Bridge Repairs Could Start Soon

Repairs to Swinging Bridge in Browns Park are expected to start fairly soon. The final plans for the bridge are being evaluated by the Federal Highway Administration and are expected to be approved by the end of the week. If that occurs, Moffat County could Continue reading

Record Number Of Wolves And Livestock Killed

Nearly 250 livestock animals were killed by Grey Wolves last year in Wyoming, according to a new report from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, setting a new record for the state. The record number of livestock deaths, resulted in wildlife managers killing nearly 115 wolves, which is also a Continue reading

Hunter Education Class Next Week

The City of Steamboat Springs Summer A.S.S.E.T. Camps are partnering with the Colorado Division of Wildlife to offer a full Hunter Education certification class next week. The class will be held Monday through Friday, with classroom sessions in the morning and activities in the afternoon. The class is designed for kids between 10 and 14 years Continue reading

Peekaboo Fire Nearly Doubles In Size

The Peekaboo Fire continued its rapid expansion yesterday, growing from 4,200 acres to an estimated 8,000 acres as of last night. The rapid growth forced the closure of Highway 318 between Maybell and the Utah border last night for approximately an hour. It’s possible the highway and Moffat County Road 10N will be closed again while the fire suppression efforts take effect. Anyone planning travel in the area should be prepared for closures.  Multiple ranch structures, Continue reading

Wildlife Offender Ordered To Pay Thousands

A California man was ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines and may lose his Colorado hunting privileges for life, after pleading guilty to committing a variety of wildlife crimes in Northwest Colorado.  29-year-old Kyle Odle will have to pay more than $16,000 after pleading guilty to providing false information to obtain a big game license, hunting Continue reading

Hayden Shooting Range Closed Tomorrow

The Hayden Shooting Range will be closed beginning tomorrow to allow Colorado Parks and Wildlife to make upgrades to the facility. The range will be closed for approximately two weeks while CPW installs new berms to help better define the three separate rifle ranges and will also expand the Continue reading

Free Fishing This Weekend In Colorado

Anglers in Northwest Colorado can fish for free this weekend at all the state’s parks. Colorado Parks and Wildlife designates the first weekend in June every year as Free Fishing Weekend. This is the only Continue reading