Colorado Parks and Wildlife

5:14pm

Thu December 12, 2013
Environment

Mule Deer, Energy Development Overlap Focus Of Western Slope Study

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For wildlife biologists, there’s nothing like winter for getting out and counting big game from the air. For Parks and Wildlife Researcher Chuck Anderson it’s also the time of the year to check on the intersection of mule deer and natural gas exploration on the Western Slope.

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1:17pm

Mon November 25, 2013
Outdoor Recreation

Boycott, Floods, and Shutdown Fail To Dissuade Colorado Hunters

Elk
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Despite a number of factors that could have derailed this year’s hunting season – including a boycott threatened over new gun restrictions – it appears Colorado is still popular with hunters.

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10:49am

Mon November 25, 2013
Business

Archery Ads Proliferate After Hunger Games 2 Opening

Release Your Wild

Were you among the Colorado crowds that helped The Hunger Games: Catching Fire haul in a record $161.1 million in its opening weekend? If you weren’t late to the theater then maybe you also caught the ad imploring you to “Get in the game — explore your passion for archery.”

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5:45am

Tue August 27, 2013
Animals

Moose Population Healthier Than Ever in Colorado

Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 10:11 am

Unlike other Western states, Colorado’s moose population is growing. It’s healthier than ever with an estimated 2300 moose across the state. While other states are grappling with why their herds are shrinking, Colorado is studying the population’s fast growth. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci Krivonen has more.

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10:31am

Tue August 6, 2013
Parks & Rec

Gun Control Measures Haven’t Dissuaded Hunters

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Leftover hunting licenses go on sale Tuesday at Colorado Parks and Wildlife offices and retailers statewide. These limited licenses did not sell during the annual drawing process that happened in the spring.

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