CPW looks to add tiger muskie on Western Slope

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife will continue its evaluation of tiger muskie as an alternative angling opportunity on the Western Slope.

CPW: Stay away from young wildlife, birds

RBC I This is the time of year when wild animals give birth to their young, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife asks that residents and visitors not approach, touch or handle young animals. “We know that people are trying to be helpful, but the young animals are best cared for by their own parents,” said […]

Kids’ Fishing Day in Meeker

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Plenty of kids and their parents took advantage of Meeker Kids’ Fishing Day activities at Circle Park in Meeker on Saturday. Lots of kids were introduced to fishing at the event, which included instruction by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and lunch served by the Meeker Lions Club.

State sets Free Fishing Days this weekend

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that Colorado’s Free Fishing Weekend is Saturday and Sunday this week.

State free-fishing weekend June 7-8

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding the public that Colorado’s Free Fishing Weekend is scheduled for June 7-8. Anglers of all ages can fish without a license anywhere in the state that weekend.

CPW announces that fall turkey licenses now on sale

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding turkey hunters that they can begin applying for fall limited licenses as of today and running through the July 10 deadline.

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has started complete review of state Wildlife Action Plan

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife has begun a comprehensive review of the State Wildlife Action Plan, or SWAP.

All-encompassing state recreation plan released

DENVER I The final 2014 Colorado Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP), the blueprint for sustaining Colorado’s outdoor heritage for current and future generations, has been released.

Turkey hunt honors late CPW manager Jon Wangnild

MEEKER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Hunter Outreach Program provides opportunities to aspiring hunters by offering mentored hunts across Colorado. As part of the program and what is now a yearly tradition in Meeker, three lucky young hunters enjoyed a guided, private land turkey hunt on April 11 and 12. The novices learned turkey hunting […]

Boating season begins; boaters reminded of responsibilities

RBC I Boating season has begun across the state, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding everyone heading to their favorite lakes or reservoirs to be safe this year. Following the state’s boating laws can not only help prevent deaths and injuries, it will help stop the spread of aquatic nuisance species, a serious threat […]

CPW meeting to discuss plans to save mule deer in state

DENVER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in coordination with The Keystone Center, an independent facilitator, is holding a series of meetings across the state this spring in order to receive feedback on a Colorado West Slope Mule Deer Strategy. The strategy will guide agency efforts to work towards increasing mule deer populations.

Rio Blanco County sentences three serious poachers

RBC I After a Colorado Parks and Wildlife investigation spanning several states and two hunting seasons, a trio of men from California have pleaded guilty to numerous wildlife violations in Colorado and New Mexico, dating back to 2011 through 2013. Upon being confronted with extensive evidence of their crimes, the three men admitted to their […]