Colorado Division of Wildlife


Fri August 12, 2011

Group Sounds Alarm to Deer, Antelope Population Declines

Photo courtesy of the National Wildlife Federation

A new study by the National Wildlife Federation finds there have been alarming declines in mule deer and pronghorn antelope populations in Colorado and Wyoming over the past three decades. 

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Tue June 21, 2011

Division of Wildlife Grants Help Reduce Big Game and Agriculture Clashes

The Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Habitat Partnership Program, or HPP, is awarding grants with the goal of keeping big game animals from coming into conflict with agricultural operations.

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Wed May 25, 2011

DOW Launches New Bear Study

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The Colorado Division of Wildlife is launching a five-year study of black bears to determine how to reduce conflicts between the bears and humans.

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Mon May 2, 2011

House Committee Hears Testimony on DOW/State Park Merger

A black bear near Bailey, Colorado.
David Hannigan Division of Wildlife

A House Committee will hear testimony this afternoon on a proposed merger between the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks.

The move requires approval from both the House and Senate, which passed the measure in April. Proponents say that it would makes services more efficient, and could save the state up to $3 million every year.

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Tue April 19, 2011

Bear Hunting Proposal Sparks Debate

Division of Wildlife

A bill to expand the state’s bear hunting season ignited a passionate debate from agriculture producers and animal rights groups on Monday.  Proponents say it’ll help curb the growing bear population, but opponents worry the measure could harm female bears and orphan cubs.