Usually the big bucks know when rifle seasons start, but this high-scoring mule deer buck must have forgot to check the calendar as he was out Saturday afternoon walking up Miller Creek Road about a mile from the bridge that crosses the White River, oblivious to the fact it was hunting season. He stood and […]
Co-existence of energy development and mule deer in Piceance Basin presents challenges and opportunities
RBC I A recently released study by Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Colorado State University describing the effects of energy development on mule deer in the Piceance Basin has prompted public discussion and media reports about energy companies and wildlife, and whether the two can coexist. Piceance Basin is an energy-rich area located across the […]
RBC I Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind people that the best way to help hungry animals is to let them find their next meal on their own.
DENVER I Colorado Parks and Wildlife, in coordination with The Keystone Center, an independent facilitator, is holding a series of meetings across the state this spring in order to receive feedback on a Colorado West Slope Mule Deer Strategy. The strategy will guide agency efforts to work towards increasing mule deer populations.
RBC I Nearly all wildlife in Rio Blanco County is doing quite well following a wet spring, and some species are doing so well that they may be contributing to the decrease in number of area mule deer.
RBC I Another meeting to discuss the declining mule deer herd was held by the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife (CDPW) Aug. 15, to focus on a few of the many factors contributing to the decline in mule deer numbers.