Women invited to join in ‘Cast and Blast’

GRANBY I Women interested in learning the basics of fly fishing, shotguns and proper firearm handling are invited to a women-only “Cast ‘N Blast” clinic in Granby on June 22.

CNCC, state offer free shooting sports

RANGELY | Colorado Northwestern Community College’s Community Education program and the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife are partnering to bring a free introduction to shooting sports to the Rangely community.

Free state fishing this weekend

RBC I The fish are starting to bite in waters all around the state, and to give all an opportunity to get out and get some hits, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is inviting anglers of all ages to participate in its annual Free Fishing Weekend, this Saturday and Sunday.

Campground hosts sought around state

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for volunteer camp hosts for the 2013 summer season. Being a camp host is a great way to spend the summer enjoying the outdoors and helping out at wildlife areas, hatcheries or campgrounds.

Tiger muskie introduced into Harvey Gap

SILT I Colorado Parks and Wildlife stocked tiger muskie — a large, powerful sportfish — into the reservoir at Harvey Gap State Park on May 16, providing West Slope anglers with a unique fishing opportunity.

CPW, Shell, Elk Foundation join in survey of area’s elk

RBC I The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Shell Exploration and Production are jointly funding a project to study and better understand the behaviors and movement of elk that occupy habitat near areas of oil and gas exploration and development.

Meeker youth learn about turkey hunting

MEEKER I Three young hunters — two from Meeker — recently learned the art of hunting gobblers courtesy of Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s 2013 Hunter Outreach Program’s Youth Turkey Hunt. Guided by CPW officers, the novices learned new skills and strategies during a high-quality private land hunt in April.

Tips to avoiding conflicts with bears

Special to the Herald Times RBC I Black bears have emerged from their dens and it’s time for Colorado residents to take precautions to help keep bears wild. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are cautioning residents that bear activity in towns and residential areas may be high again this year.

Colorado Fishing Atlas now available

RBC I Whether you’re a seasoned angler or you’ve never picked up a rod, finding a place to fish in Colorado has never been easier. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched several new tools for anglers ready to enjoy everything Colorado fishing has to offer.

A hands-off approach to baby wildlife is best

RBC I Despite the wintry weather in many parts of the state, spring is here, and with it comes the arrival of baby birds and mammals to Colorado. Now is a good time to remind citizens that newborn wildlife may be found in backyards, along trails or in open spaces, and the best advice is […]

Colorado Fishing Atlas now available

RBC I Whether you’re a seasoned angler or you’ve never picked up a rod, finding a place to fish in Colorado has never been easier. Colorado Parks and Wildlife has launched several new tools for anglers ready to enjoy everything Colorado fishing has to offer.

Don’t feed wildlife

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are reminding the public about the negative consequences of feeding wildlife. The agency cautions that in addition to being harmful for the health of wild animals, it is illegal to feed deer, bighorn sheep, mountain goats, pronghorn, bears and elk in Colorado.