Lawmaker Wants To Expand Bear Hunting Into The SummerHunters kill a thousand bears in Colorado a year on average, but one state lawmaker says if the hunting season was expanded it would decrease the number of bear encounters with humans.
Black Bear Hunt Study Clears 1st Hurdle In ColoradoColorado lawmakers have rejected a proposal to expand the black bear hunting season - but they're moving ahead with a measure asking state wildlife authorities to study the matter.
Lawmaker Wants Study On Managing Colorado Bear PopulationA Colorado lawmaker who has called for the state to add a summer month to the hunting season for black bears will instead try to persuade officials to study bear overpopulation and how to reduce conflicts with humans.
Colorado To Update High Country Plan For BearsThe Roaring Fork Valley has been the epicenter for bear encounters with people, and now state officials want to hear from the public on what to do about it at meeting Wednesday evening in Glenwood Springs.
Lawmakers Seek Changes To Colorado Bear-Hunting SeasonColorado's black bear population is booming, and state lawmakers are grappling with what to do to reduce conflicts between humans and the animals.
Expanded Bear Hunt Off Table For Now An expanded bear hunting season in Colorado is off the table next year, according to a lawmaker who proposed the idea unsuccessfully this year.
Bill Expanding Colorado Bear Hunt Dates DiesA bill allowing more time for bear hunting in Colorado has died as this year's legislative session winds down.
Lawmaker To Drop Proposed Spring Bear HuntA Colorado legislator says he'll change his bill on hunting bears to drop a provision that would allow killing bears in the spring.
State Lawmakers Consider Allowing More Bear Hunting State lawmakers are considering a measure allowing more bear hunting.