The yearling…

This yearling buck is enjoying the good weather of late, moseying around the streets of Rangely without a worry. The warming weather has seemingly driven the deer back into the hills around town as the number of sightings is way down. Share on Facebook

BLM reminds shed antler hunters that they must park on designated roads

RBC I The Bureau of Land Management Little Snake Field offices in Craig and Meeker are reminding people planning to collect shed antlers in northwest Colorado this spring that it is illegal to travel off existing roads in a motor vehicle on BLM public lands in this area. Share on Facebook

Snow deer…

With snow every day or every other day, the mulies are liking the food available in downtown Meeker. This 4×4 buck was one of many Saturday that could be seen walking the streets and alleys in Meeker, trying to get close to some vegetation to eat. It is a now a daily occurrence to see […]

Big buck…

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 […]

Bucks rule…

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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 […]

Mule deer factory…

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Future trophy?

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Mule deer at school…

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CPW: Please don’t feed the state’s wildlife

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook

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. Share on Facebook