Colorado Parks and Wildlife

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    Gray wolf paws its way back into Colorado

    Reintroducing the gray wolf to Colorado has produced conflict among humans. On March 15, Aspen Center for Environmental Studies hosted an educational event called “Living with Wolves: Coexistence in Colorado” at the Wheeler Opera House. The presentation aimed to bring collaboration and awareness to the divided packs of scientists, conservationists,… read more →

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    Wolves are coming: Livestock growers voice concerns

    “Wolves are coming!” was an oft-repeated statement at Saturday’s Holy Cross Cattlemen’s Association meeting in Rifle. And, indeed, they are. In fact, if all goes according to plan, wolves will be released into Colorado in December of this year. But, Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s (CPW) draft plan, made public in… read more →

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    CPW to review first draft of wolf management plan

    Colorado’s Wolf Restoration and Management Plan to restore gray wolves in the state by the end of 2023 is on track, according to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). Meanwhile, back home, local producers are bracing for what the reality may be once the federally endangered species is reintroduced.

    On Nov.… read more →

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    Avian flu puts Western Slope on high alert

    The Colorado Department of Agriculture (CDA) continues to monitor the expanding reach of the detrimental Highly Pathogenic H5N1 Avian Influenza. For domestic flocks, the disease carries a 90-100% mortality rate. Thus far, cases have been confirmed in Pitkin, Montrose and La Plata counties.

    The disease comesread more →

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    Informe de GarCo: Preparación para asuntos del oso negro y el agua

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte 

    El gerente de vida silvestre de Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) en el distrito de Glenwood Springs, Matt Yamashita y el gerente asistente de vida silvestre de la zona, Darren Chacon pidieron a los comisionados firmar una carta en apoyo de unread more →

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    Cómo obtener un permiso de caza

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Solicitar un permiso de caza puede ser confuso al inicio. Entre las regulaciones de Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) y la simple vieja estrategia del cazador, todavía estoy aprendiendo los pormenores después de 20 años. Si estás leyendo esto, es muy probable que seas un nuevo… read more →

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    Scuttlebutt / Calendar - March 31, 2022

    Mountain Fair line-up

    Tune into Express Yourself on KDNK this Friday, April 1, for the grand reveal of Carbondale’s 51st Mountain Fair slated musical talent.

    Scavenger hunt

    The Carbondale Rec Department hosts “Where My Peeps At?” on April 16. Teams of up to six people will unscramble clues leading to… read more →

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    Draft plan considers doubling annual bear deaths

    In response to the rising incidence of local human-bear conflicts, Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) is pursuing an updated management plan for populations in the Roaring Fork and Eagle River valleys. The public has until Nov. 10 to weigh in on two proposed alternatives.

    The first maintains the current level… read more →

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    Wolf reintroduction moves forward

    The road to reintroducing gray wolves in Colorado stretches on, circling back to Glenwood Springs, for the second time since mid-summer, for a public Stakeholder Advisory Group (SAG) meeting on Oct. 27.

    The SAG meetings, which occur monthly at various parts of the state, are open to the public. In… read more →

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    Commissioners to visit Aspen Glen’s eagle buffer zone

    The Garfield County Commissioners regular meeting on Monday, Sept. 20, took nearly six hours before all was said and done. The majority of the meeting was focused on a developer’s application for a Substantial Planned Unit Development (PUD) Amendment to remove an eagle nest buffer zone in Aspenread more →