“Too many uncontrollables”: From coronavirus to wildfires, Colorado’s hunting season brings a slew of uncertainties
While the long-term outlook for wildlife could benefit from the reshaping of the forest, less habitat plus more hunters equals a problem.
“Intentional discharge of an aimed firearm” leads to rare criminal charges in Colorado death of hunter
Suspect Harry Watkins was “horrified” after fatally shooting his hunting buddy, Simon Howell, in Grand County. “It was reasonable to fire,” Watkins’ attorney says.
West Virginia hunter fatally shot in Colorado
Grand County sheriff's officials say 26-year-old Simon Jacob Howell, of Ridgeley, West Virginia, was shot by a fellow hunter west of Kremmling on Monday morning
Opposition grows to new Colorado rule requiring purchase of hunting, fishing license to access some public lands
A lawsuit and a group of hikers, climbers and paddlers are pressuring Colorado Parks and Wildlife to adjust the new rule, which applies to people who aren’t hunting and fishing.
Hunting, fishing licenses required (even if you don’t hunt or fish) for hundreds of Colorado wildlife areas
Rule approved last month applies to State Wildlife Areas and State Trust Lands, which can contain popular stretches for boating and other recreation
Colorado college students, upended by coronavirus, are worried about food, housing and their education
Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.
The federal government wants to settle a 143-year-old debt to Colorado with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties. Some of those grants would block access to hunting, fishing on adjacent BLM land.
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
U.S. House coalesces at 11th hour to try to save Land and Water Conservation Fund
Rep. Ken Buck, a Republican, remains the only Colorado delegate to not express support for reauthorization of the massive fund, marking a rare alignment of Colorado’s diverse D.C. delegation.