Poaching numbers by nature are elusive, but last fall brought a discernible spike in wildlife infractions across the state
Here’s what they’d be mooing, cheeping, barking, and hee hawing…
Even if there were several back to back winters with deep snow and Blue Mesa filled to the brim, it would still take years for the kokanee to return to pre-drought population
Sexy Time for Cervus canadensis in Rocky Mountain National Park.
The 2022 version of prairie dog hostilities currently focuses on Longmont, where more than a thousand prairie dogs have been digging holes and chirping at the future site of a retail center
LEADVILLE — At the sound of gunfire, the burros take off in a sprint, so fast that the trail runners gripping their lead ropes are at risk of getting dragged down the pavement of historic Harrison Avenue. Within the first block, with a crowd of several hundred lining the street to watch this spectacle, a […]
By Matthew Brown, The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal judge has given U.S. wildlife officials 18 months to decide if wolverines should be protected under the Endangered Species Act, following years of dispute over how much risk climate change and other threats pose to the rare and elusive predators. The order from U.S. District Judge […]
Raptors are in a renaissance on the Front Range, but when wildlife biologists say, “Let nature handle it,” there’s some splainin’ to do with an enthusiastic public.
A former member of the board that regulates Colorado’s veterinarians faces animal cruelty allegations after authorities said pet birds were found living in bad conditions in her suburban Denver home. Ellen Kessler, 72, was issued a summons to appear in court May 23 to answer to 13 misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty after a visitor […]
Carol Guerrero-Murphy has a significant history of publishing while teaching creative writing from preschool through graduate levels in southern Colorado. She is semi-retired, writing and teaching in the Adams State Prison College Program and is affiliate faculty in the Western Colorado University MFA creative writing program. She is a professor emerita from Adams State University […]