RBC I Get ready, Colorado drivers, wildlife are coming to town. Black bears are transitioning into hibernation, meaning they may be traversing more territory to look for just the right energy source. And deer are also moving down from the mountains. The Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado State Patrol are reminding motorists that wildlife-vehicle […]
Not too worried about having their photo taken or too nervous about nearby humans walking around, these two bucks, still in velvet, were seen grazing on the grass and weeds in this field at 11th and Cleveland streets in Meeker recently. It is that time of year again when deer start to become as commonly […]
RBC I The pika, one of the cutest and toughest little critters in the Rockies, appears to be thriving throughout Colorado’s high country. While news stories have circulated recently that pikas are disappearing from the landscape, Colorado Parks and Wildlife researchers have found populations well-distributed throughout Colorado’s mountains.
RBC I Luckily there haven’t been any tiger sightings in Rio Blanco County, but bears and lions have been on the minds of law enforcement and wildlife officers in in Meeker and Rangely this summer.
DINOSAUR I Staff at Dinosaur National Monument are reminding visitors that they are visiting mountain lion country when traveling in the monument, especially in the backcountry and along the river canyons. On July 22, fresh evidence of an animal killed by a mountain lion was found in the Echo Park area. A 72-hour closure was […]
RBC I This is the time of year when wild animals give birth to their young, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife asks that residents and visitors not approach, touch or handle young animals. “We know that people are trying to be helpful, but the young animals are best cared for by their own parents,” said […]