Colorado Parks And Wildlife

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Elk In Evergreen Caught On Video Getting Aggressive While Protecting Their Young

Colorado wildlife managers have issued a warning after several close calls in Evergreen involving elk and people. Cellphones captured two of the run-ins last week and they were posted on YouTube.

06/15/2015

Flooding at Chatfield Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Flooding At Chatfield Reservoir Gives Boaters More Options

Rising flood waters at Chatfield Reservoir closed a main park road overnight and it remained closed on Sunday. A number of park facilities are also closed.

06/14/2015

A Hofer rainbow trout that's resistant to whirling disease (credit: wildlife.state.co.us)

Colorado’s Rainbow Trout Recovering From Disease Outbreak

Colorado wildlife managers say rainbow trout are finally recovering in most of the state’s major rivers after they were devastated in the 1990s by an ailment called whirling disease.

06/09/2015

Joshua Barber describes being attacked by a bear (credit: Durango Herald)

Bear Attack Victim: ‘He Bit Me 6 Times’

Wildlife officials say garbage at campsites near Durango is to blame for attracting the bear that attacked a camper, seriously injuring him. That bear was put down.

06/02/2015

CBS4's Matt Kroschel talks with Matt Robbins with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (credit: CBS)

Wildlife Officers Say Bear Attack On 2 Campers Should Never Have Happened

Colorado Parks and Wildlife managers are hunting down a bear they say attacked two campers in southwestern Colorado over the weekend.

05/25/2015

A bear wander the Cherry Knolls neighborhood in Centennial in 2001 (credit: CBS)

Wildlife Officials: Black Bears May Stay In Wilderness This Year

There is good news about the black bear population in some areas of Colorado: bears might not be roaming through populated areas to get food.

05/12/2015

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Wildlife Corridors Set To Be Installed Along Highway 9

One of the most dangerous roads in the state will soon be a lot safer with the addition of wildlife overpasses.

05/08/2015

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Pelicans Solve Fishy Dilemma Plaguing Boulder Biologists

The explosion of goldfish in a Boulder lake had officials proposing bizarre solutions, like shocking the fish with electrical currents or draining the lake to remove them.

04/29/2015

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Popular Colorado Shooting Range Opens For Season

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has reopened the Byers Canyon Shooting Range near Hot Sulphur Springs.

04/16/2015

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Parks And Wildfire Shooting Range Near Hot Sulphur Springs Reopens

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reopening the Byers Canyon Shooting Range near Hot Sulphur Springs.

04/15/2015

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