Colorado Parks And Wildlife
Emergency management officials used four-wheel drive and all-terrain vehicles to survey the damage on Wednesday after water from the swollen South Platte River in northeastern Colorado inundated homes in the tiny community of Messex after a breach in a levee.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife managers are hunting down a bear they say attacked two campers in southwestern Colorado over the weekend.
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.
One of the most dangerous roads in the state will soon be a lot safer with the addition of wildlife overpasses.
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.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife has reopened the Byers Canyon Shooting Range near Hot Sulphur Springs.