A wildlife guide has been sentenced to 6 months home confinement, a $5,000 fine, 50 hours of community service and 3 years’ probation for illegally capturing and maiming mountain lions and bobcats to make hunts easier for clients by shooting the cats in the paws or legs or attaching leg traps to hold them.
A western Colorado outfitter who captured and maimed mountain lions and bobcats to make hunting easier for clients has been sentenced to more than two years in prison.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife authorities and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are investigating poaching and the deaths of nearly a dozen animals, including pronghorn and cattle in southeastern Colorado.
A mother bear was found shot to death and left along a trail near Sunlight Mountain Resort near Glenwood Springs.
There is a reward for information leading to a citation or an arrest after the poaching of a black bear.
Federal prosecutors are pursuing gun charges against two men from Delta — a felon later convicted of poaching and another man who allegedly gave him a rifle to hunt.
A Colorado man is teaching African park rangers to fly drones to combat poachers. Chris Miser, the owner of Falcon Unmanned, has teamed up with the World Wildlife Fund in an effort to protect elephants and rhinoceros.
One of the first poaching cases of the spring has Colorado wildlife officials very worried. They found a bear next to a shed full of dumpsters in Snowmass Village.
The Boulder County district attorney says he should have a decision on Friday if criminal charges will be filed against a police officer who shot an elk.
Boulder’s police chief on Monday met with neighbors very upset by an officer’s actions after he shot and killed a bull elk last week.