Federal shutdown not affecting CPW properties

RBC I Despite the shutdown of the Federal government, hunting, fishing, camping and wildlife watching opportunities continue in Colorado.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife-managed parks and lands are open for business and visitors affected by the shutdown are welcome to take advantage of our facilities. 

Poaching case brings new emphasis to protecting wildlife

RBC I The recent arrest of four South Carolina men by Colorado Parks and Wildlife for poaching has prompted public discussion and debate about the importance of ethical hunting. It also illustrates how seriously the agency, law-abiding hunters and many residents of the state take illegal wildlife activity.

Dogs and moose not a good mix in Colorado’s outdoors

RBC I In the wake of several people being injured by moose this year, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reminding outdoor enthusiasts that moose can be aggressive when dogs and humans get too close.

CPW urges area’s archers to seek their certification

RBC I When Katniss Everdeen, the fictional heroine of “The Hunger Games” novel series, jumped from the pages to the big screen, she brought with her a renewed interest in archery. As that interest explodes, Colorado Parks and Wildlife invites teachers to participate in “Basic Archery Instructor” certification workshops, provided by the Colorado Archery in […]

Wildlife area opens near Meeker

MEEKER I After the completion of a successful land swap between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and ExxonMobil, the Colorow Mountain State Wildlife Area near Meeker is now open to hunters, outdoor recreationists and the public.

Piceance Basin wildlife habitat benefits from new restoration plan

A five-year Colorado Parks and Wildlife research project is improving techniques to restore wildlife habitat in northwest Colorado’s Piceance Basin after intense energy development.

‘Deer Hunting 101’ offered free by CPW for novice deer hunters in state

Every hunting season brings novice mule deer hunters into the field, eager to learn and have a successful hunt. For new hunters who may not have a mentor, or experienced hunters that are looking for an edge, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will host a free Mule Deer Hunting 101 class on Aug. 27.

Free upland bird hunting seminar offered in G.J.

RBC I In a continuing effort to provide guidance and instruction to novice and experienced hunters, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is introducing a new, ‘Upland Bird Hunting 101’ seminar on Aug. 29.

CPW to offer safety class this weekend

MEEKER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is offering novice hunters from the Meeker area a final opportunity to take their required Hunter Education class from an agency instructor before this fall’s big game hunting seasons.

Leftover hunting licenses on sale Aug. 6

RBC | Leftover big game hunting licenses will go on sale to the public at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices and license retailers statewide.

CPW hiring new rangers in state

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications for state park rangers until Aug. 2.

Paddleboard users urged to follow laws same as boating regulations

RBC I With the increasing popularity of stand-up paddleboards on local rivers and state park reservoirs, Colorado Parks and Wildlife remind users that they are considered hand-powered vessels and are subject to the same boating rules and regulations.