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High Plains Snow Goose Festival Announces 1st Annual Photography Contest!

The High Plains Snow Goose Festival in partnership with the Lamar Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Southeast Colorado Arts Council is sponsoring its 1st annual photography contest and is seeking entries that will feature Southeast Colorado. Entries are being accepted from now until February 12, 2016. This contest is open to the […]

Wildlife on the Move!

Spring migration is here:  slow down, scan the roadsides for wildlife STATEWIDE – Springtime in the Rockies means wildlife are on the move again:  deer and elk are migrating to their summer habitats, and that means they will be crossing highways in higher numbers. The Colorado Department of Transportation, Colorado State Patrol, Colorado Parks and […]

Public Comment Form, Workshops Now Available

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife seeks public input in the development of their 2015 strategic plan. CPW invites the public to workshops scheduled throughout Colorado and offers a brief public comment form available on CPW’s website today through Apr. 3. CPW aims to craft a vision and strategy that is shared by the public, […]

Handouts Harm, Don’t Help, Wildlife

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Winter is here and that means animals will have to search a little harder for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife wants to remind people that the best way to help hungry animals is to let them find their next meal on their own.   “People may mean well, but those who […]

Parks and Wildlife Commission to Meet in Lamar

DENVER – The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will finalize 2014 fishing regulations and consider increases in 2014 non-resident big game hunting license fees when the Commission meets in Lamar on Thursday, Nov. 14 and Friday, Nov. 15. Commissioners will also finalizes minor changes to turkey regulations for 2014 and consider citizen petitions requesting changes to […]

Prowers County Youth Pheasant Hunting Clinic

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is holding a Youth Pheasant Hunt on Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Higbee State Wildlife Area. Youth must be between 10 and 15 years of age, have a hunter education card, a small game license and be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Bring your hunter […]

Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hiring Park Rangers, District Wildlife Managers

Park Rangers DENVER. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is accepting applications for new park rangers. Applications will be accepted until Friday, Aug. 2. State park rangers hold a diverse range of responsibilities due to the state’s geography, visitors and recreational opportunities. Rangers provide public safety, and assist in natural resource protection and management of the […]

Fishing Report for June 25, 2013

Outdoor enthusiasts lead effort for new Colorado wildlife sporting license plate The Colorado Wildlife Sporting License Plate will allow anglers to proudly display their identity as a community, while helping to increase access to angling and shooting opportunities across our state. A portion of the money raised from license plate fees will be used to […]

Volunteer Camp Host Openings, Spend the Summer in Colorado

DENVER – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for Volunteer Camp Hosts for the 2013 summer season. Being a camp host is a great way to spend the summer enjoying the outdoors and helping out at wildlife areas, hatcheries or campgrounds. Camp hosts are expected to perform a variety of light duties in exchange for […]

Skunk Activity Increases

  In communities throughout southeastern Colorado people are picking up a whiff of a sure sign spring is just around the corner — skunks are coming out of their dens and making their scent known.  Colorado Parks and Wildlife reminds residents that skunks can carry rabies and that precautions should be taken to avoid contact […]