Colorado Parks And Wildlife

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

(credit: Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

(credit: CBS)

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

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

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