Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

These cutthroat trout survived in only one Colorado creek, until it was choked out by wildfire ash

Now their offspring are getting a fresh start after hitching a ride in saddlebags up a mountain stream

Outdoors Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado water cops will be on the lookout for drunken boaters over Fourth of July weekend

Sun exposure, dehydration, “vacation brain” can turn a couple of drinks into a costly BUI, Colorado park rangers warn

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Colorado Springs’ downtown creek has long been viewed as a blight. Then one man started catching trout in it.

Colorado Springs is one of only a few remaining Front Range cities without a creek or river being regularly used for recreation. “There’s so many opportunities," said Alan Peak.

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Colorado question pitting ranchers vs. wolf advocates is heading for supermarket parking lots

Supporters will need 124,632 signatures by Dec. 13 to ask voters next year whether the predator should be reintroduced to the Western Slope. They’ll start gathering them this week.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Colorado wildlife officials have already put down 12 bears this year. Can a new Denver Zoo exhibit help reverse the trend?

Denver Zoo’s Harmony Hill aims to teach visitors how to keep bears -- and themselves -- safe

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Colorado’s booming pronghorn population is running horns-first into newly built neighborhoods

The state's 85,000 pronghorns are a wildlife management success story, but development on the prairie is conflicting with natural patterns

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

First efforts to revive populations of Colorado’s state fish seemed fruitless. Then the greenback cutthroat trout surprised everyone — again.

The species -- previously considered extinct -- is thriving in Herman Gulch, off Interstate 70, after initial stocking attempts now appear to be successful

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Colorado’s recreation roadmap makes it one of the only states to fuse outdoor play, environmental protection

Colorado needs the 2019 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, or SCORP, to qualify for federal money from the Land and Water Conservation Fund