Colorado Parks and Wildlife

  • St. George Utah has strong water conservation ethic
  • Utah second driest state in US, plans in place for a Colorado River siphon
  • Drought, wildfires raising water temps, stressing out native fish
  • Parks and Wildlife cutthroat trout restoration efforts ongoing

Quartz

KVNF News spoke with officials from the Town of Hotchkiss, the Town of Paonia and Colorado Parks and Wildlife to get first hand information on how the drought is impacting life on the Western Slope. Also included are reports about the potential of a dry Colorado River and new farming techniques that create energy rather than use it.

  • Parks and Wildlife offers free fishing weekend on Saturday and Sunday
  • Emergency life saving devices installed on Arkansas River for rafters
  • Parks and Wildlife will hold commission meeting in Cortez
  • Feature story on reestablishing beaver presence in the West

  • Pending water war over Colorado River could erupt in 7 Western states
  • Denver Post seeks local ownership, hopes to start trend
  • Parks and Wildlife offers plenty of early season fishing options

  • Bill to fund PERA making its way through state house
  • Delta, Crawford voters asked to set marijuana tax rates on April 3rd ballot
  • Priority bill that would fund big transportation projects  hits snag in Senate
  • Medicaid recipients might have to face job requirements
  • Parks and Wildlife stocks local water holes with cutthroat trout

  • School in Paradox closed, threat deemed not credible
  • Hundreds of students walk out in Grand Valley show of solidarity
  • Leader of Senate Democrats steps down, cites Republicans lackluster enforcement
  • Headlines from Colorado Parks and Wildlife
  • CDOT to conduct repairs in Glenwood Canyon for most of summer, expect delays

  • Cuts at Denver Post weaken already minimal local news coverage
  • Colorado researcher looks at link between domestic violence and mass shootings
  • Olathe, Parks and Wildlife to host off highway vehicle registration, workshop

  • Mount Crested Butte added to Vail Resorts Epic Pass
  • Report from Denver on Wednesday during high school walkouts
  • Denver Post to cut 30 jobs from editorial, a third of its workforce
  • Parks and Wildlife to hold contest for young turkey hunters in North Fork
  • Rural broadband bill passes committee in House, to the floor next

  • Interior Sec. Zinke urged to comply with sage grouse habitat protections
  • Bill allowing conceal carry without a permit passes in Senate, goes to House
  • Bill that would give Coloradans more tax cuts fails in the House
  • Parks and Wildlife funding bill goes to vote on full Senate floor
  • Preview of upcoming prep baseball season; Eagles ranked No. 1

  • Capitol Conversation discusses fallout from expulsion vote
  • Colorado lags behind other states providing food for needy
  • Parks and Wildlife announcements about two birds in state

  • Capitol Conversation talks guns at the state house
  • Lawmakers skeptical of what security measures to take at state capitol
  • Collection of antler sheds prohibited through end of April
  • Parks and Wildlife to hold two local hunting workshops

  • Capitol Conversation: first week of legislature, upcoming bills
  • Colorado teens finding service, volunteer options online
  • Parks and Wildlife to host trapping workshop in Montrose
  • Schoolhouse in Maher named Montrose County landmark

  • Water supply to Denver goes through Grizzly Reservoir outside Aspen
  • Caretakers of water tunnel cut off from world months at a time
  • Colorado Parks and Wildlife doing game management plan
  • Input sought for survey of desert bighorn sheep population in West End

  • Delta County holding public meetings about master plan
  • Update on the sexual harassment scandal at the state house
  • Children 5 to 16 years old have tripled time using mobile devices
  • Parks and Wildlife advises caution during deer rutting season

  • Ballots mailed, no statewide issue to decide in November election
  • Majority of voters in Colorado prefer more strict pollution standards
  • Silt resident seeks sanctuary in Carbondale church to avoid deportation
  • Coalition of environmental groups challenge BLM Bull Mountain decision
  • Parks and Wildlife completes draft elk management plan for Gunnison Basin

  • Suspects in Norwood deaths make court appearances
  • Capitol conversation talks about recent special session
  • Lawmakers face gridlock, contention as special session ends
  • Parks and Wildlife, Montrose swap land parcels, create new parks

  • Western Slope coal country looks to replace lost jobs
  • Towns around Western Colorado seek economic drivers to replace coal
  • Governor Hickenlooper goes to Congress to pitch health care fix
  • Parks and Wildlife recommends hunters prepare for big game seasons

  • Colorado volunteers work to restore wildlife corridor
  • Bikes for public use available at Sweitzer Lake outside Delta
  • Parks and Wildlife warns about protecting hay from deer, elk
  • Fishing line left at rivers and lakes a danger to wildlife
  • State Parks offer best viewing locales for eclipse

  • New law protects dogs and children left in hot cars
  • Residents encouraged to have a pet plan in case of wildfires
  • Parks and Wildlife urge residents to be bear aware
  • Bears looking to stock up on food as hibernation approaches

  • Parks and Wildlife continues cutthroat restoration in Southwest CO
  • Annual smallmouth bass fishing contest at Ridgway a success
  • Free admission to 41 Colorado state parks on Monday
  • US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs welcomes diverse athletes

  • Colorado 10th on list of wind energy producing states
  • Vandalism and grafitti at Mesa Verde
  • Grand Mesa Moose Day tomorrow
  • Parks and Wildlife soliciting input on game units
  • Free entry to all 41 state parks on August 7th

  • Phone scam targets DMEA members
  • Parks and Wildlife library program gains popularity
  • Raccoon starts wildfire outside of Craig
  • Montrose City Council taking applications to fill vacancy

  • Parks and Wildlife urges people to bear-proof houses and garbage
  • Shoreline at Ridgway State Park closed to vehicles
  • Public meetings in Paonia, Cedaredge about game management units
  • Annual bass fishing contest at Ridgway State Park

  • Capitol Conversation discusses end of legislative session
  • Parks and Wildlife urges people to leave young wildlife alone
  • Pay equity for women in Colorado would add $9 billion annually

  • Gov. Hickenlooper contemplates calling a special session
  • Hepatitis A cases spike in Colorado
  • Colorado schools doing their own testing for lead in water
  • Parks and Wildlife complete elk management plan for Gunnison area

  • Republicans defeat own bill to eliminate state health exchange
  • Republicans defeat bill that would require oil and gas well map
  • Parks and Wildlife seeks help compiling data in Gunnison Basin
  • Last ditch effort to fund hospitals, transportation goes to Governor
  • Final day of legislative session is today; bills not expected to pass

  • Bill to increase Parks and Wildlife fees defeated
  • Month-long I-70 construction begins today
  • 600,000 Coloradans will lose Medicaid coverage under AHCA
  • Delta County to take public input on updated Master Plan

  • Colorado residents support BLM measures to cut oil and gas waste
  • Capitol Coverage feature on tax hike to pay for transportation
  • Parks and Wildlife urges residents to take steps to be Bear Aware

  • Divisions in GOP apparent in failure to pass transportation bill
  • Dept of Transportation warns of wildlife on state roads
  • Executive Order calls for review of national monuments
  • Parks and Wildlife opens two reservoirs to public on May 1st
  • Bill to help rural counties pay for health care fails at state house
  • City of Montrose announces two work programs

  • Lawmakers face deadline today to pass budget
  • Parks and Wildlife produces beehive enclosure how-to video
  • Capitol Coverage interviews reporter about open access to records

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