Volunteers hope planting tiny fish in a 40-mile stretch of the river fouled by fire and mud will restore the Poudre River’s status as one of the best fisheries in Colorado
Male elk urine acts like cologne, bulls lose weight stressing over their harems and more wildlife tidbits.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is working with Keystone and Vail Resorts on ways to better protect wildlife after what agency spokesman called “a unique, highly rare” incident
It might have been his car engine ticking away the summer heat that Eric DeFonso heard when he switched off the ignition in the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge on July 12. But it was still early morning, and cool. He hadn’t driven that far from his campsite. And DeFonso had spent hundreds of hours […]
A group of wildlife advocates is blasting Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s wolf reintroduction process, saying the intent of the voter-approved proposition has been “lost or undermined.” Since voters in November 2020 approved Proposition 114 directing the state to craft a plan and reintroduce wolves on the Western Slope by the end of 2023, CPW has […]
Colorado film fans who have seen Red Dawn might recall the thrilling and defiant cry: “Wolverines!” They may also recall that the story’s setting — in the 1984 release of the film — was their own state. Wolverines — the actual animals — could soon reclaim their place in Colorado, too, making this comeback the […]
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.
The margin was only 1%, but the outcome was dramatic. Voters, mostly from the Front Range, endorsed Proposition 114 to reintroduce wolves in Colorado beginning in 2023. The campaigns on both sides were heated. Then, once the votes were tallied and the measure squeaked by, most city folk moved on to think about other things, […]
When Colorado Parks and Wildlife commissioners in January 2021 allowed hunters in some areas to lure mountain lions with electronic calling devices, animal rights groups reacted with a new plan: asking lawmakers to ban hunting of Colorado’s wild cats. “That was it for us,” said Aubyn Royall, the Colorado director of the Humane Society of […]
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