Picture Reveals Poaching Wildlife WorkerA photo of a US Fish and Wildlife employee posing with a trophy elk was making the rounds among people on the Western Slope. It also was a case of poaching.
U.S. Fish And Wildlife To Review Tribe's Eagle Permit RequestThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has received an application but has not yet made a decision about granting permit to a Wyoming Indian tribe that wants to kill bald eagles for religious purposes, a spokesman says.
Tests Confirm Coyote Hunter Killed Wolf In Grand CountyThe U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirms DNA tests on an animal shot by a coyote hunter on April 29 near Kremmling prove the animal is in fact a wild gray wolf.
Mistakenly Killed Wolf Was Animal From Rare Arizona SightingA gray wolf that was accidently shot by a hunter in Utah was the same one seen in the Grand Canyon area last year, federal wildlife officials said Wednesday.
Government Extends Public Comment Period On CuckooThe public comment period on a proposal to list yellow-billed cuckoos as a threatened species has been extended again as a result of the government shutdown last fall.
Decision Delayed On Gunnison Grouse ProtectionsFederal wildlife managers have postponed by six weeks a decision on whether to protect the Gunnison sage grouse, a bird found only in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah.
Wildfires In December Put A Strain On ResourcesSnowpack throughout Colorado is well below normal for this time of year and the fire season is extending into the holidays. That's proving to be quite a challenge for wildfire managers.
Experts Hesitant To Say Monsoon Moisture Will Totally Douse Fire DangerAs Colorado's Front Range braces for its first major rain in weeks, experts are cautiously optimistic that this infamous wildfire season is finally winding down.
Colorado The Top Priority For Federal Wildfire OfficialsWildfires are roaring across Colorado and every resource the state has is in use. Coordinating the regional effort happens at the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center in Lakewood.
Western Colorado Wildfire Is 92 Percent ContainedA fire that has burned more than 9 square miles in western Colorado is 92 percent contained.
6th Helicopter Requested At Wildfire In Southwest ColoradoFire managers have requested an additional helicopter to help fight a nine-square-mile wildfire in southwestern Colorado near the Utah border.
400 Firefighters, 5 Copters At Western Colorado WildfireAbout 400 firefighters and five helicopters are battling an eight-square-mile wildfire in western Colorado.
Western Colorado Wildfire 30 Percent ContainedCrews battled two wildfires in Colorado that had burned a combined 12 square miles by Monday.
Wildfires Burn 7,000 Acres In Western ColoradoGusty winds have spread two wildfires in western Colorado that have burned more than 7,000 acres and prompted the evacuation of several campgrounds.
New Mexico Wildfire Smoke Travels To Front Range In ColoradoFirefighters are battling a massive wildfire in southwestern New Mexico that has destroyed a dozen cabins and spread smoke across the state, prompting holiday weekend air-quality warnings.