Refund requests and challenges to reach vehicle owners outside its “echo chamber” has troubled the launch of the parks pass that underpins CPW’s new financial model
Colorado Wildlife Commission
Wolf reintroduction offers chance to support intensely endangered subspecies, wildlife advocates argue
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is still sorting out where to gather wolves for reintroduction as the first draft of its plan goes public. Some say that plan should consider the endangered Mexican gray wolf.
Discovery of gray wolf pups won’t change Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s reintroduction work
That Colorado wildlife officials have sighted gray wolf pups in Colorado – the first in the state in 80 years — will not delay or slow the state’s voter-mandated reintroduction of the predators. “The ballot measure requires the establishment of a self-sustaining population, and this pack is not a population,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman […]
As Colorado readies wolf-reintroduction plan, other states may step up kills
By Matthew Brown and Iris Samuels, The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. — Payments for dead wolves. Unlimited hunting of the animals. Shooting wolves from the air. Wolf hunting policies in some states are taking an aggressive turn, as Republican lawmakers and conservative hunting groups push to curb their numbers and propose tactics shunned by many […]
Proposition 114 explained: What’s at stake with the effort to reintroduce gray wolves in Colorado
There are gray wolves to the north and gray wolves to the south. Colorado voters will decide in November whether the roaming predators should have a home in the middle of the country. Proposition 114 asks voters to direct Colorado Parks and Wildlife to reintroduce wolves in western Colorado beginning in 2023. The idea is […]
Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands
An animal rights group opposed to hunting has sued Colorado Parks and Wildlife over a new rule that requires visitors to buy a hunting or fishing license to access State Wildlife Areas and State Trust Lands. The lawsuit comes as a diverse group of users of state public lands — hikers, climbers and paddlers — […]
Colorado wildlife officials are reluctant to OK gray wolf reintroduction. So advocates want voters to do it.
After 40 years of battling to restore wolf populations in the Southwest, Northern Rockies and Great Lakes states, the legal, political and biological war for wolves is coming to Colorado. But this time it could be voters — not federal and state wildlife managers — pushing the only state in the Rocky Mountains without wolves […]