Many parents brought their kids to Circle Park in Meeker for Youth Fishing Day, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the local Lions Club, White River Electric Association and Wyatt’s Sports Center. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers instructed kids and gave them equipment to
MEEKER I A proposed land swap between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and XTO Energy will be the topic of a public presentation hosted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife in Meeker on Tuesday, June 19, from 7-8 p.m. in the Meeker Service Center at 73485 Hwy. 64.
DINOSAUR I An aggressive black bear that was conditioned to human foods and habituated to people was shot and killed by Dinosaur National Monument staff in the park’s Gates of Lodore campground on Sunday, May 27.
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting women interested in learning the basics of fly-fishing, shotgun shooting and archery to attend the popular Cast, Blast and Twang seminar to be held in Collbran, Saturday, May 19.
RBC I Warm weather is bringing some of Colorado’s black bears out of hibernation early and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding residents to be “bear aware” to protect bears and people.
RANGELY I Colorado Parks and Wildife is inviting the public to attend a public meeting to discuss the progress, benefits and future goals of the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program.
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding anglers anxious to start their fishing season that fishing licenses for the 2012-2013 season are on sale now at license agents, Parks and Wildlife offices, online and by phone. The 2012 license season begins April 1 and runs through March 31, 2013.
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s recently released 2011 big game harvest statistics show that the Centennial State continues to offer some of the best and most diverse big game hunting in the country.
RBC I Because early spring is an especially stressful time for wildlife, Colorado Parks and Wildlife managers are reminding shed antler collectors that pressuring elk and mule deer during this time of the year can create very stressful conditions for big game herds.
RANGELY I Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers are asking the public for any information that can help identify the person or persons who shot and abandoned a mule deer buck along Rio Blanco County Road 116, south of Rangely.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in cooperation with two local landowners, is offering big-game hunters an opportunity to apply for a limited number of high-quality elk and mule deer hunts on private ranch land in the Meeker area.
MEEKER I Following a well-attended meeting in Meeker last month, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will again offer the public an opportunity to learn about mule deer management and the White River mule deer herd, including a discussion of the effectiveness of predator management as a way to boost deer numbers.