MEEKER I Mist from dawn’s early rain lingers in Waterton, Alberta. This tiny town in the southwestern province of Canada awakes to whistles and “that’ll do” directed at six border collies on an early morning mission.
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 […]
Enjoying the sunshine just after Saturday morning’s fog lifted was this group of does along with about seven other does and one lone buck. The deer were gathered in a field about 50 yards off Highway 13 south of Meeker and seemed calm enough to know that hunting season was over and that they should […]