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.

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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.

CPW says boats should be dewinterized before summer season

RBC I As the spring season emerges and temperatures begin to rise, most state parks are once again open. Now is the time to properly de-winterize your boat to make sure it is functional before heading out on the water.

Free fishing in state on June 6-7; license not needed for weekend

RBC I Join Colorado Parks and Wildlife for Colorado’s Free Fishing Weekend on June 6-7, when anglers of all ages can fish without a license anywhere in the state.