May 20, 2016 by Leave a Comment
RBC I As a flip on the last three years, when there was good snow, good forage and great calf and fawn survival, an abundance of snow this winter has done some harm to the elk and deer herds found in and around Rio Blanco County, according to the local area wildlife manager for Colorado […]
April 13, 2016 by Leave a Comment
The wildlife was out in the open on Sunday afternoon enjoying the warming sun and light breeze as spring is slowly making its presence known. This doe was part of a group of four mule deer does along County Road 8 only about 10 miles east of town. This was one of many groups of […]
April 10, 2016 by Leave a Comment
This tom turkey was enjoying his feed and the sunshine so much Sunday that he really didn’t mind being photographed at close range. The tom was the only male turkey along with 12 hens out near the driveway at a home just a few miles east of Meeker along County Road 8. In addition to […]
April 5, 2016 by Leave a Comment
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.
March 14, 2016 by Leave a Comment
RBC I Help threatened and endangered wildlife with a voluntary contribution to the “Non-game and Endangered Wildlife Cash Fund” on your 2015 Colorado tax returns through the income tax checkoff.
March 9, 2016 by Leave a Comment
It’s nice when the mother deer, above, can reach right up to the bird feeder to get some chow off the dinner plate, as is the case here at a residence in Rangely. But when it comes to feeding the kids, below, mom has to do a little bit more work and knock the seeds […]
March 7, 2016 by Leave a Comment
Feb. 25 was a lucky night for a wandering elk, but not so much for Becky Davis, who was traveling northbound on Highway 139 around mile marker 48 when she had to turn her vehicle hard to keep from hitting an elk. She said that before she could correct herself, the car rolled, landing on […]
March 3, 2016 by Leave a Comment
Not a common sight, this large herd of pronghorns was seen Sunday afternoon at mile marker 60 along Highway 64, east of Rio Blanco Lake. There were 50 to 60 does and bucks in the group, which was walking about 50 yards north of the highway.