Legislative Package for Hunting, Fishing Introduced

Senate Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Members Introduce Legislative Package for Hunting, Fishing March 29, 2017 (Washington, DC) – This week, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Members Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) and Senator Martin Heinrich (NM), along with CSC leaders, Senators Jim Risch (ID), Joe Manchin (WV), Deb Fischer (NE), and Heidi Heitkamp (ND), introduced a bipartisan sportsmen’s…

Black Bear Study Presentation and Conclusion

CPW researcher to present bear-study report in Durango DURANGO, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife Mammals Researcher Heather Johnson will make a presentation to the public about her six-year bear study, 6:30 p.m., Thursday (March 30) at the Durango library. The project has ended and this will be Johnson’s final presentation. A preview of a…

New Chairman, Members Added to RMEF Board

New Chairman, Members Added to RMEF Board MISSOULA, Mont.—The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation is pleased to announce Philip Barrett as the new chairman of its Board of Directors. An avid hunter, RMEF life member and conservationist, Barrett is also vice president of finance for Chick-fil-A. “I am very honored to be asked to serve RMEF…

Big-Game Baiting Operation Concludes

Big-game baiting operation concludes in Gunnison GUNNISON, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife has finished its big-game baiting operation in the Gunnison Basin. Warm weather during the last month has opened up the range for deer and elk, and the animals are moving across the landscape and finding adequate sources of natural food.    …

Bighorn Sheep Relocated to Cochiti Canyon

Bighorn sheep captured and relocated to Cochiti Canyon  SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish captured 34 bighorn sheep this week at the Chevron Mine in Questa and transferred them to Cochiti Canyon to supplement the existing Jemez Mountains herd. The bighorn sheep on mine property came from a herd at…