Bear, Mountain Lion Hunting Proposal Under FireTwo wildlife non-profit organizations are suing the federal government over a controversial plan to trap and kill dozens of Colorado’s black bears and mountain lions.
Bears Are Waking Up Hungry, Looking For FoodAfter a long winter’s nap, black bears are waking up and they are very hungry. Those bears are also looking for a meal that’s easy to get.
Bear Breaks Into Cars, Causing Major DamageWildlife officials believe a black bear is breaking into cars in Steamboat Springs.
Black Bear Study Shows Eating Human Food Helps And HurtsColorado researchers say black bears that eat human foods from trash cans have higher reproductive rates than those living on natural foods.
Peering Into The Secret Lives Of Mountain Lions Through Wildlife CamerasThrough the gulch, over the mountain's grassy saddle, and just off the trail is what appears to be an unimportant bed of pine needles between trees.
Bears Have Many Routes To Find Their Way Into Urban AreasA lot of people have called Colorado Parks and Wildlife encountering bears over the past few weeks.
Bear Being Fed By Springs Woman Put Down After Returning To HomeOfficers euthanized a bear that was being fed by a woman in Colorado Springs.
Wildlife Officials: Black Bears May Stay In Wilderness This YearThere is good news about the black bear population in some areas of Colorado: bears might not be roaming through populated areas to get food.
Study Of Colorado Black Bear Population Signed Into LawState wildlife officials will study Colorado's black bear population and how to reduce conflicts with humans under a bill that has been signed into law.
Lengthy Study Finds Most Black Bears Won't Rely On Human FoodA groundbreaking study could change many of the things that are known about black bears. Researchers in the San Juan Mountains have been in close contact with 40 bears, going right into their dens during hibernation.
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.
Bears Force Closure Of 11 Campsites Near Aspen The U.S. Forest Service has closed 11 backcountry campsites near Aspen because of bears.