Free entry to state parks for military 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.



CPW offers shooting range grants

RBC I The 2015 Shooting Range Small Grant Program at 6060 Broadway in Denver is accepting applications through 5 p.m. on Aug. 31. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s Hunter Education program offers shooting range maintenance and improvement grants for selected facilities around the state of Colorado.

CPW offers free class on hunting first aid July 22

RBC I The big game hunting seasons are approaching quickly and now’s the time for hunters to begin preparing, reminds Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

CPW offers grants directed at shooting ranges

RBC I The 2015 Shooting Range Small Grant Program at 6060 Broadway in Denver is accepting applications through 5 p.m. on Aug. 31.

Application deadline for fall turkey hunts coming July 9

RBC I The application deadline for fall turkey hunts, held September to October, is July 9, only one week away.

CPW: Leave young wildlife alone

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife would like to remind residents that the coming of summer means newborn fawns and other little critters are showing up all over the state.

Meeker Youth Fishing Day Saturday at Circle Park

MEEKER | The annual Youth Fishing Day will be held in Meeker on Saturday at Circle Park, which is across the bridge from Meeker Town Park.

Application deadline for fall turkey season is less than a month away

RBC I The application deadline for fall turkey hunting, September to October, is July 9, just less than a month away. Colorado Parks and Wildlife encourages sportsmen of all interests to give this unique challenge a try.

Fishing Derby…

The Annual Fishing Derby at Kenney Reservoir was held Saturday and sponsored by the Rio Blanco Water Conservancy District, in cooperation with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Even though overcast and cool, 42 people participated. A great time was had by all, and every participant received a prize for registering along with special prizes given in each age group for fish caught in various categories. The district thanks Terry Wygant of the CPW for his informative talk about protected/endangered fish species, identification and rules. A special thank you to Cabela’s for continued prize support, and the Chism family for the generous cash donation for prizes.

Women’s Cast and Blast Saturday in Collbran

RBC I Women interested in learning the basics of shotgun shooting and fly fishing are invited to attend Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Cast and Blast” clinic in Collbran on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Rifle-area state parks open

RIFLE I Colorado Parks and Wildlife has announced that the swim beaches at Rifle Gap State Park and Harvey Gap state parks near Rifle opened over Memorial Day weekend.

Women’s shotgun shooting and fly fishing seminar slated for June 13 in Collbran

RBC I Women interested in learning the basics of shotgun shooting and fly fishing are invited to attend Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s “Cast and Blast” clinic in Collbran on June 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.