CPW offers game dressing class

RBC I With the big game hunting seasons approaching quickly, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering “Field Dressing 101,” another in a long line of free seminars geared toward helping hunters have a successful season. Share on Facebook

Bear-aware videos now available

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced the release of four bear-aware videos to educate the public about how to deal with bears in Colorado. Share on Facebook

CPW offers free navigation, orientation classes

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering hunters, hikers, bikers and anyone who enjoys excursions into the backcountry a chance to learn one of the most important skills an outdoor enthusiast should master—how to find your way in the wilderness. Share on Facebook

State’s excess hunting licenses are now available

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds hunters that over-the-counter licenses with caps and over-the-counter unlimited licenses became available for purchase on Tuesday online, by phone 1-800-244-5613 or at CPW locations and license agents. Share on Facebook

Habitat program got its start in White River valley

RBC I The state habitat program the Herald Times reported on two weeks ago was initiated in 1990 through a partnership between the Division of Wildlife (now Colorado Parks and Wildlife) and the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA). Share on Facebook

Free park entry for active-duty military, veterans and their families in August

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers free park entrance to active-duty military and veterans during the month of August as a result of House Bill 15-1045, signed into law May 27, 2015. “We appreciate Colorado’s military community and encourage them to take advantage of this offer to enjoy the beauty and recreational opportunities of […]

Rise in fawn deaths evens out good years; all other game thriving

RBC I It is beginning to sound like a broken record—but that is a good thing for the stewards of our wildlife and for area hunters. All of the big game that can be found in Rio Blanco County—with few exceptions—had a fourth-straight winter where conditions were nearly ideal. That means plenty of precipitation, temperatures […]

Government agencies to host four special access hunts in Grand Valley

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the Bureau of Reclamation and the Western Colorado Wildlife Habitat Association is sponsoring four, limited special access archery hunts in the Grand Valley this fall. Share on Facebook

State ready for wolves to start moving in

RBC I Due to a recent increase in unconfirmed sightings and reports of wolves in Colorado, in addition to confirmed sightings over the past several years, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials say it is increasingly likely that the growing wolf populations and range in nearby states will eventually expand across state lines. Share on Facebook

CPW: Fee increases needed to maintain and improve programs, services

RBC I Representatives of Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) held a briefing in Meeker on Monday night to present and discuss the division’s projected funding needs and ask for public comment Speaking for CPW were Meeker area wildlife manager Bill deVergie and Northwest Regional assistant manager Dean Riggs from Grand Junction. Meeker area outfitter and […]

Volunteers sought to work on trails

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for volunteers to help maintain trails at State Forest State Park near Walden and earn one free night of camping in one of the most scenic parks in Colorado. Volunteers can choose between July 30 or Aug. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Share […]

CPW to talk sustainability with public Monday; fee hikes on agenda

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking sportsmen’s input on funding the future of wildlife management and conservation in Colorado. Share on Facebook