HEY YOU! Leave Those Cute Fawns Alone

Awe! They're so cute! Those cute, little, spotted deer fawns, aren't they the most adorable things ever? I love seeing the newborn animals during the springtime when I'm outdoors. It means the resource is being renewed and we'll have more wild animals for future years. Although it's fabulous to see them, view them, and continue on, …

A Wildlife Reminder: Time to be Bear Aware  

Bears have emerged from hibernation and are on the prowl for food. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is sending its annual reminder, asking Colorado residents and visitors to be “Bear Aware.” In early spring, bears can usually find sources of natural food as wild plants begin to grow nutritious new sprouts. Bears also prefer natural sources …

New Mexico State Wildlife Action Plan Approved by Federal Administrators

USFWS approves N.M.’s State Wildlife Action Plan SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish received notice the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially approved New Mexico’s State Wildlife Action Plan on Wednesday. The plan was approved by the New Mexico State Game Commission last November and was submitted to federal administrators …

Big-Game Allocations for Colorado’s Gunnison Basin

Big game licensing open house in Gunnison, March 30 GUNNISON, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife will present the proposed 2017 big-game license allocations for the Gunnison Basin at an open house, 4:30-7 p.m., March 30, at the Fred Field Center at the Gunnison County Fairgrounds in Gunnison. CPW biologists and district wildlife managers will …

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 …

Conservation Partners of the Year Announced by Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops Announces 2016 Conservation Partners of the Year Pioneer founder of the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (B.A.S.S.) Ray Scott; legendary angler Bill Dance; and country music artist John Anderson among those honored for achievements Celebratory event salutes conservation with Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, former US Marine Mark Geist and NASCAR star Martin Truex, …

Colorado Native Fish no Longer “Federally Endangered” Candidate

COLORADO SPRINGS -- The Arkansas darter is a two-and-a-half inch native perch found throughout southeastern Colorado, Kansas and a few other states. On Oct. 6, 2016, after a 12-month finding, these fish were official categorized as “ not warranted” for federal listing by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, bringing some relief to more than …

Review Colorado Elk Management Plan

While we hunt elk  for sustenance it's our ultimate responsibility to preserve all wildlife populations. Colorado Parks and Wildlife works hard to help maintain healthy animal populations in the state. Go weigh in on their most recent proposal in preserving the herds. ~Mia     Gunnison-area Elk management plan ready for review GUNNISON, Colo. – …