Colorado Parks And Wildlife

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Companies Producing Microbead Products Support Legislative Ban

Selling products that contain microbeads will soon be illegal in Colorado as Gov. Hickenlooper signed a bill on Friday to phase out them out.

03/28/2015

Black bear (credit: Jeff Ulvedal)

Lawmaker Wants Study On Managing Colorado Bear Population

A 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.

03/27/2015

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State’s 1st Case Of Exotic Chewing Lice Confirmed In Deer

Wildlife officials have confirmed Colorado’s first case of exotic chewing lice in a mule deer east of Denver.

03/26/2015

Nettie Blanco and her dog Sammy (credit: CBS)

Highlands Ranch Woman Saves Her Dog By Punching Coyote In The Face

A woman from Highlands Ranch now has a bruised hand after a violent encounter with a coyote.

03/18/2015

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Border Collies Could Be The Answer To Geese Problem In Denver’s Parks

Denver parks are dealing with a foul problem — park-goers say geese are taking over, and some experts agree the goose population is larger than it’s ever been.

03/17/2015

Georgie Hand (credit: Moffat County DA)

Police: Pair Held Officers At Gunpoint Before Deadly Scuffle

Husband-and-wife meth users disarmed a Colorado wildlife officer and a sheriff’s deputy then forced them to their knees along a desolate mountain highway before the husband was killed in a struggle, police reports released Thursday show.

03/12/2015

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Colorado Officers Held Hostage Before Suspect Fatally Shot Near Dinosaur

A Colorado sheriff’s deputy and a state wildlife officer were held hostage by a man and a woman before a struggle erupted and the man was fatally shot, authorities said.

03/11/2015

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Deputy, Wildlife Officer Involved In Fatal Shooting Of Suspect Near Dinosaur

One person is dead after a shooting involving a Colorado sheriff’s deputy and wildlife manager.

03/10/2015

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Moose Runs Over Woman Walking Dog In Steamboat Springs

A woman is recovering in a hospital in Denver after getting injured during an encounter with a moose.

02/23/2015

The mountain lion in Colorado Springs (credit: KKTV)

Springs Family ‘Lucks Out’ In Mountain Lion Encounter

A Colorado Springs family had a close encounter with a mountain lion Friday morning.

02/15/2015

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