State Habitat Partnership Program taking grant applications now

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program is now accepting applications for $500,000 in Habitat Improvement Grants to fund large-scale habitat projects across Colorado.

Landowner rules change

RBC I Colorado Senate Bill 13-188 changed the CPW Priority Landowner Preference Program to the Landowner Preference Program (LPP) effective this past July.

Hunting licenses still available for upcoming hunts

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters that there are still thousands of leftover big-game and turkey hunting licenses available, giving hunters plenty of opportunity to harvest a variety of species and to put fresh, healthy wild game meat on the table. Over-the-counter elk licenses are also now available.

CPW backs plan to not list the wolverine; Colorado may be fit

DENVER I The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) announced Aug. 12 that it has withdrawn the proposed rule to list wolverine as threatened in the contiguous United States under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).

20,000 hunting licenses left

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters that there are still approximately 20,000 leftover big-game and turkey licenses are available, giving hunters plenty of opportunity to harvest a variety of species and to put fresh, healthy wild game meat on the table.

Pika thriving at high elevations

RBC I The pika, one of the cutest and toughest little critters in the Rockies, appears to be thriving throughout Colorado’s high country.
 
While news stories have circulated recently that pikas are disappearing from the landscape, Colorado Parks and Wildlife researchers have found populations well-distributed throughout Colorado’s mountains.

Game bird hunting seminar offered

RBC I Novice bird hunters are invited to attend Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Upland Game Bird Hunting 101” seminar from 6 to 9 p.m. on Aug. 28 at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hunter Education Building, 711 Independent Avenue in Grand Junction.



CPW offers ‘Elk Hunting 101’

RBC I Cooler mornings and changing weather signal that the hunting seasons are approaching quickly. Eager hunters are preparing themselves and their equipment in anticipation of one of the most exciting times of the year for sportsmen and women.

Women-only Cast, Blast & Twang set in Steamboat

RBC I Women interested in learning about fly fishing and the basics of shotguns and archery are invited to the women-only Cast, Blast & Twang clinic in Steamboat Springs on Aug. 9.

For the first time, all Colorado big game licenses will go on sale on the same day

RBC I For the first time ever, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will offer over-the-county big game licenses all at the same time for elk, pronghorn, bear, deer and turkey, to residents and non-residents, beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

Free entry at state parks Monday

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) celebrates Colorado’s acceptance into statehood with free access to all Colorado state parks on Monday.

All Colorado big game licenses set to go on sale as of Aug. 5

Special to the Herald Times RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will offer over-the-county big game licenses for elk, pronghorn, bear, deer and turkey, to residents and nonresidents, beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 5.