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Colorado Parks And Wildlife

Former Boulder police Officer Sam Carter listens during the start of jury selection for his case in the shooting of a trophy elk on Mapleton Hill (credit: BOULDER DAILY CAMERA/Mark Leffingwell)

Ex-Officer On Trial For Killing Elk While On Duty In Boulder

A former police officer who shot and killed an elk while on duty is going on trial in Boulder.

05/27/2014

The victim's roommate talks with CBS4's Kathy Walsh (credit: CBS)

2 Women Attacked By A Moose Near Black Hawk

Two women had to be hospitalized after being attacked by a moose near Black Hawk Sunday morning.

05/19/2014

A Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer removes a deer carcass from a Boulder home where mountain lions had been feeding. (credit: Mali Gordon)

Mountain Lions Dine On Deer In Boulder Woman’s Backyard

A woman says mountain lions dined on a deer carcass in the backyard of her Boulder home, which she thought was a little too close for comfort.

05/14/2014

Black bear (credit: Jeff Ulvedal)

Coloradans Reminded That Bears Have Awakened

Wildlife officials are reminding Coloradoans that black bears have awakened from their winter naps and are in search of food.

05/05/2014

Former Boulder Police Officer Sam Carter poses with the elk he shot with his service gun while on duty. (credit: CBS)

Former Boulder Officer Accused Of Killing Elk Had Past Incident With A Deer

A former Boulder police officer charged with killing a trophy elk within the city limits may have tried to shoot another trapped animal back in 2008.

04/30/2014

(credit: CBS)

Wildlife Officials Warn That Bears Are Back

It’s spring time in the Rockies and with a long winter behind them, the bears are back and they’re hungry.

04/29/2014

Piping plover (credit: nps.gov)

Officials Close Reservoir Beaches To Protect Birds

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are closing areas around reservoir beaches at John Martin, Adobe Creek and Nee Gronda to protect two rare shorebirds that nest there.

04/14/2014

Charisa Argys posing with the mountain lion she shot and killed (credit: Charisa Argys)

Colorado Hunter In Crosshairs After Online Bullying By Anti-Hunting Activists

A picture of a hunter posing on Facebook with her kill, a mountain lion, has put her in the cross hairs of groups that oppose hunting. She claims she’s being harassed online by animal activists- some have threatened her life.

03/27/2014

(credit: CBS)

Mountain Lion Suspected In At Least 8 Dog Deaths In Coal Creek Canyon

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has issued a warning for pet owners after a mountain lion has attacked and killed as many as eight dogs in Coal Creek Canyon near Golden.

02/18/2014

(credit: ThinkStock)

Hunting Season Rules Under Review In Colorado

Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are asking for suggestions from the public on big game hunting rules that will be in place for the next 5 years.

01/29/2014

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