CPW meeting to discuss plans to save mule deer in state

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.

All wildlife but deer appear to be doing well in county

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.

Growing deer…

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Not overly worried about the strange creature taking her photo, this doe mule deer remained unruffled for at least an hour, preferring to stay cool while laid out in this planter box. This photo was taken in the early evening recently in the Sage Hills Subdivision, just north of Meeker.

Oh deer, more discussion

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.

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,

Predator discussions scheduled in Meeker

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MEEKER I Following a well-attended meeting in Meeker last month, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will again offer the public an opportunity to learn about mule deer management and the White River mule deer herd, including a discussion of the effectiveness of predator management as a way to boost deer numbers.