Artists sought for stamp contest

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado Wildlife Heritage Foundation request original artwork entries for the 2015 Colorado Waterfowl Stamp Art Contest. This year’s species of focus is the wood duck, Aix sponsa.

Sportsman’s Roundtable on Wednesday in Rifle

RBC I In a continuing effort to provide hunters and anglers with opportunities to comment about a variety of wildlife management concerns, Colorado Parks and Wildlife formed the Sportsmen’s Roundtable in 2012. The roundtable consists of elected and appointed delegates from each of the state’s four wildlife management regions.

All of Colorado’s big game excess licenses on sale now

RBC I For the first time ever, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is now offering all of its over-the-county big game licenses at the same time. All leftover elk, pronghorn, bear, deer and turkey licenses went on sale Tuesday to residents and non-residents.

Women-only Cast, Blast & Twang fishing, archery, shooting clinic set for Saturday

RBC I Women interested in learning about fly fishing and the basics of shotguns and archery are invited to the women-only Cast, Blast & Twang clinic in Steamboat Springs on Saturday.

Wangnild shoot raised $20,000 for children

DENVER I The Colorado Wildlife Employee Protective Association honored the memory of fallen Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s district wildlife manager Jon Wangnild of Meeker by hosting hundreds of people, including 140 competitors, at the Jon Wangnild Memorial Sporting Clays Shoot on June 29 in Brighton.

State big game licenses go on sale Aug. 5

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will offer over-the-county big game licenses for elk, pronghorn, bear, deer and turkey, to residents and nonresidents, beginning at 9 a.m. on Aug. 5. This is the first time all big game licenses (leftover, over-the-counter with caps, unlimited over-the-counter) are for sale at the same time.

CPW to open new archery range in Craig; fishing event also scheduled

RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in cooperation with the Northwest Colorado Outfitters Association, Yampa Valley Chapter of Safari Club International, Brothers Meats and the Wyman Museum, invites families to celebrate the official opening of the new archery range by attending a family “Cast and Twang” seminar on Saturday.

District big game herds do extremely well over the winter

RBC I “This was a great winter for the wildlife in the district — perhaps the best I can remember,” said Bill deVergie, the district wildlife manager for the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife in Meeker.

Bears on move locally; be cautious

RBC I Each year in Colorado dozens of bears must be relocated or euthanized because of conflicts with humans. These conflicts can often be avoided by following a few simple steps. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking people to do their part to keep bears out of trouble. Bears have awakened from their winter naps […]

Colo. elk hunters warned to steer clear of moose

RBC I Halfway through the fall rifle seasons, Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials are again warning elk hunters not to shoot moose during their hunting trips.

Public opportunity to learn about deer Aug. 15

MEEKER | Colorado Parks and Wildlife will again offer the public an opportunity to learn about mule deer management and the White River mule deer herd,