Colorado Parks And Wildlife

Black bear (credit: Jeff Ulvedal)

Colorado To Update High Country Plan For Bears

The 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.

02/11/2015

A bear in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Seek Changes To Colorado Bear-Hunting Season

Colorado’s black bear population is booming, and state lawmakers are grappling with what to do to reduce conflicts between humans and the animals.

02/09/2015

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Wildlife Commission Puts Moose Hunting Limits Around Brainard Lake

The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is setting limits on moose hunting around Brainard Lake near Nederland.

01/31/2015

Mike Kane of Evergreen rides in the Upper Bear Creek area. (credit: Tom Meyers)

New Bike Trail Funding Plan Fails In Colorado Legislature

Colorado needs more recreational bike trails — just not a change to how they’re paid for, lawmakers from both parties agreed Thursday as they voted down a bill to direct more Colorado Lottery money to bike trails along state highways.

01/29/2015

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It’s The Time Of The Year Coyotes Become More Aggressive

CASTLE PINES, Colo. (CBS4) – Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have issued a warning for people to be cautious after a recent increase of coyote attacks on pets. CBS4’s Kelly Werthmann spoke to a man […]

01/24/2015

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Officials: Dog Owners Face Fines Over Wildlife Harassment

State wildlife officials are cautioning dog owners not to let their pets chase vulnerable wildlife during the winter, saying some people have been fined because of their animals’ actions.

01/22/2015

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Biologists Begin Long-Term Lynx Monitoring Program

Biologists have begun a long-term monitoring program to determine how lynx are faring in the southern Rockies.

01/20/2015

A deer in Elizabeth (credit: CBS)

9 Deer Killed By Hunters In Culling Program In Elizabeth

Officials say nine deer were killed in Elizabeth last hunting season as part of a program to manage the population of the animals in the small town southeast of Denver.

01/14/2015

Chatfield State Park (credit: parks.state.co.us)

Colorado Parks And Wildlife Seeks Public Comment On Plans, Goals

Colorado Parks and Wildlife will seek public input on a strategic plan to set goals and guide the agency’s operations for the next three to five years.

01/13/2015

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Struggling Bear Cubs Find A Second Chance In Silt

For the bears of the Roaring Fork Valley, the last two years have been the epitome of the phrase “feast or famine.”

11/15/2014

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