Outdoor Recreation in Eastern Plains Region

 Hunting and Sport Fishing

   
Articles on Hunting and Sport Fishing
pdf 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation: Colorado
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This survey reports results from interviews with U.S. residents 16 years of age and older about their fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching experiences in the year 2011.

The Ultimate Food Plot
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One of the first things that every fledgling wildlife manager learns is that nutrition is the key to attracting and keeping big bucks. The second thing they learn is how expensive it is to grow good food plots.

pdf Recommendations for Responsible Oil and Gas Development
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This report outlines sportsmen’s recommendations for responsible energy development in the Rocky Mountain West—a platform and prescription for development that accommodates our energy needs without sacrificing our Western heritage.

pdf Conserving lands and prosperity: Seeking a proper balance between conservation and development in the Rocky Mountain West
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More than half of the land in the Western United states is managed by state and federal governments (Jackson, 1995). Public lands in the seven Rocky Mountain States alone cover an area roughly 7.5 ...

Hunters: A Force for Conservation
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Hunting seasons are starting to open, making this a great time to commemorate the important role that hunters play in habitat conservation.

Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals
There are 33 resources serving Eastern Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving Eastern Plains Region
Guides and Outfitters
Arena Dust Tours
Fred and Norma Dorenkamp - Holly, CO
Colorado Outfitters Association
- Dillon, CO
Colorado Twin Peaks Private Ranches, LLC
Tom Kimble - Franklin, WV
Fulldraw Outfitters
Fred & Michele Eichler - Aguilar, CO
Geneva Park Outfitters, LLC
Terry Sandmeier - Buena Vista, CO
J and J Guide and Outfitters LLC
Joe Grisenti - Florence, CO
La Garita Outfitters
Mike Bondurant - Lakewood, CO
Lakeview East Lodge
Doyle & Pam Loutzenhiser - Flagler, CO
Myers Hunting Services, Inc.
Don and Phyllis Myers - Hamilton, CO
Nine Mile Guest Ranch
Rocky & Sparky Pappas, Travis Flaharty - Meeker, CO
Ponderosa Outfitters
Bruce Ayers - Eaton, CO
Robert Preo
- Grand Juction, CO
Russell’s Gun & Guide
Russell MacLennan - Bennett, CO
Sangre De Cristo Outfitters, Inc.
Tom & Bill Schulze - Westcliffe, CO
Steamboat Lake Outfitters
Russ Lambert - Outfitting Director - Clark, CO
Story Creek Outfitters, LLC
Frank and Sue Menegatti - Walsenburg, CO
Track 'Em Outfitters
Bill Canterbury - Howard, CO
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Lease Magazine
- Castle Rock, CO
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ranching for Wildlife Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Sustainable Agricultural Land Tenure Initiative
Neil Hamilton - Professor of Law/Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law/Director of Ag Law Center - Des Moines, IA
US Farm Lease
- Ames, IA
Lodges and Ranches
Beartooth Capital Partners
Robert Keith - Managing Principal and Co-Founder - Bozeman, MT
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Music Meadows Ranch
- Westcliffe, CO

 Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism

   
Articles on Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism
pdf Colorado Roots
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Use this guide to get inspired by all the historic, culinary, ranch and farm, and cultural activities to be found across Colorado, and start planning your trip itinerary today.

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals
There are 97 resources serving Eastern Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Eastern Plains Region
Agritourism
Alida’s Fruits
- Palisade, CO
Anderson Farms
- Erie, CO
Aspen Moon Farm
- Longmont, CO
Azura Cellars
- Paonia, CO
B Bar S Ranch
- Nederland, CO
Balistreri Vineyards
- Denver, CO
Barefoot Homestead
- Conifer, CO
Bartels Land and Livestock Inc.
Nancy Bartels - Fort Collins, CO
Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum
- Fort Collins, CO
Bee Squared Apiaries
Beth Conrey - Berthoud, CO
Berg Harvest, LLC
- Paonia, CO
Berry Patch Farms
- Brighton, CO
Big B’s Delicious Orchards
- Hotchkiss, CO
Black Forest Meadery
- Colorado Springs, CO
Boxwood Gulch Ranch
- Shawnee, CO
Busy Bee Farm
- Larkspur, CO
C & R Farms
Megan Clark - Manager & Sales - Palisade, CO
Carlson Vineyards, Inc.
Parker Carlson - Palisade, CO
Chico Basin Ranch
- Colorado Springs, CO
Christensen Ranch, LLC
- Weldona, CO
Colorado Cellars Winery / Rocky Mountain Vineyards
- Palisade, CO
Colorado Cider Company
- Denver, CO
Cucharas River Farm
- La Veta, CO
Damn Near Anything Swine Ranch
- Rush, CO
Edelweiss Alpacas, LLC
- Erie, CO
Frederica Mesa Farm
- Avondale, CO
Fritzler’s Corn Maze and Giant Pumpkin Patch
- La Salle, CO
High Country Highlands at Maryland Creek Ranch
Leo Causland - Silverthorne, CO
Just What Grows Gardens
- Brush, CO
Lenz Family Farms
- Holyoke, CO
Long Shadow Farm
- Berthoud, CO
Mazzotti Farms & Pumpkin Patch
- Hudson, CO
Miller Farms
- Platteville, CO
Miller Farms Corn Maze & Fall Festival
- Platteville, CO
Ollin Farms
- Longmont, CO
Pope Farms Produce & Pope Farms Corn Maize and Pumpkin Patch
- Wiggins, CO
River Garden Winery
- Fort Lupton, CO
Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch
- Longmont, CO
Strohauer Farms
- La Salle, CO
Tigges Farm Produce & Pumpkin Patch
- Greeley, CO
Von Trotha - Firestien Farm at Bracewell
- Greeley, CO
Ecotourism
Arena Dust Tours
Fred and Norma Dorenkamp - Holly, CO
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Bicycle Colorado
Dan Grunig - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Brad Henley
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Southeast Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Colorado Springs, CO
Chico Basin Ranch
- Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Mountain Club
Scott Robson - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Bob Broscheid - Director - Denver, CO
Dan Zimmerer
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Statewide - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Jackson Lake State Park
- Orchard, CO
John Martin Reservoir State Park
- Hasty, CO
Lake Pueblo State Park
- Pueblo, CO
Lathrop State Park
- Walsenburg, CO
Mary K. McCormac
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Northeast Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
North Sterling State Park
- Sterling, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
St. Vrain State Park
- Firestone, CO
Stay The Trail Colorado
Dan Gourley - Program CoordinatorCO
Trinidad Lake State Park
- Trinidad, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center
- Avon, CO
Wilderness Aware Rafting
- Buena Vista, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Guides and Outfitters
Arena Dust Tours
Fred and Norma Dorenkamp - Holly, CO
Colorado Outfitters Association
- Dillon, CO
Colorado Twin Peaks Private Ranches, LLC
Tom Kimble - Franklin, WV
Fulldraw Outfitters
Fred & Michele Eichler - Aguilar, CO
Geneva Park Outfitters, LLC
Terry Sandmeier - Buena Vista, CO
J and J Guide and Outfitters LLC
Joe Grisenti - Florence, CO
La Garita Outfitters
Mike Bondurant - Lakewood, CO
Lakeview East Lodge
Doyle & Pam Loutzenhiser - Flagler, CO
Myers Hunting Services, Inc.
Don and Phyllis Myers - Hamilton, CO
Nine Mile Guest Ranch
Rocky & Sparky Pappas, Travis Flaharty - Meeker, CO
Ponderosa Outfitters
Bruce Ayers - Eaton, CO
Robert Preo
- Grand Juction, CO
Russell’s Gun & Guide
Russell MacLennan - Bennett, CO
Sangre De Cristo Outfitters, Inc.
Tom & Bill Schulze - Westcliffe, CO
Steamboat Lake Outfitters
Russ Lambert - Outfitting Director - Clark, CO
Story Creek Outfitters, LLC
Frank and Sue Menegatti - Walsenburg, CO
Track 'Em Outfitters
Bill Canterbury - Howard, CO
Land Leasing
American Hunting Lease Association
Steve Meng - President - Fishers, IN
CoBank
Robert B. Engel - Chief Executive Officer - Greenwood Village, CO
Evr-green Management Group, Inc
Matt S. Campbell - President - Rome, GA
Hunt Ark Duck
Cain Planting Company - McCrory, AR
Hunting Land Advisors
Stephen Ruckman - Founder - Mount Washington, KY
Hunting Lease Magazine
- Castle Rock, CO
Hunting Sports Plus
Daryl Traylor - Blue Springs, MO
Quality Deer Management Association
- Bogart, GA
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ranching for Wildlife Program
Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Resource Analytical & Management Group, LLC
Billy K. Lemons - President & Principal Consultant - Nacogdoches, TX
Sustainable Agricultural Land Tenure Initiative
Neil Hamilton - Professor of Law/Dwight D. Opperman Chair of Law/Director of Ag Law Center - Des Moines, IA
US Farm Lease
- Ames, IA
Lodges and Ranches
Beartooth Capital Partners
Robert Keith - Managing Principal and Co-Founder - Bozeman, MT
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Music Meadows Ranch
- Westcliffe, CO

 Nature-Based Tourism

   
Articles on Nature-Based Tourism
pdf 2011 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation: Colorado
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This survey reports results from interviews with U.S. residents 16 years of age and older about their fishing, hunting, and wildlife watching experiences in the year 2011.

pdf Decontamination Documentation for Cavers
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The US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) strongly recommends, first and foremost, compliance with all cave closures, advisories, and regulations in all Federal, State,Tribal, and private lands.

What is Natural Heritage Tourism

Natural heritage tourism (or geotourism as defined by National Geographic) is defined as tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a place—its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage, and the well-being of its residents.

Bird Trails and Important Bird Areas
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A Bird Trail is more than a trail in the literal sense.  It is a “necklace” of sites, usually linked by a physiographic feature such as a river, that are united by the theme of “great for bird watching!”  Birding Trails are essentially driving routes that help you get from one prime birding spot to the next.

Rural Bounty

Explore North America's Rural Bounty

Discover the rich bounty of farm fresh fruits and vegetables, outdoor activities, and family fun that our rural countryside has to offer!

  • Daytrip or Vacation to a Farm or Ranch
  • Pick Your Own-Fruits, Pumpkins, Trees
  • Discover Charming Countryside Wineries
  • Challenge Your Hunting & Outdoor Skills

In the U.S. and Canada, there are approximately 65,000 farms and ranches that invite the public to visit, and more and more are becoming members on the Rural Bounty website. We invite you to come back often to plan relaxing day trips, or weeks away, enjoying the Rural Bounty of North America.  Visit website »

 

Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals
There are 85 resources serving Eastern Plains Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving Eastern Plains Region
Agritourism
Alida’s Fruits
- Palisade, CO
Anderson Farms
- Erie, CO
Aspen Moon Farm
- Longmont, CO
Azura Cellars
- Paonia, CO
B Bar S Ranch
- Nederland, CO
Balistreri Vineyards
- Denver, CO
Barefoot Homestead
- Conifer, CO
Bartels Land and Livestock Inc.
Nancy Bartels - Fort Collins, CO
Bee Family Centennial Farm Museum
- Fort Collins, CO
Bee Squared Apiaries
Beth Conrey - Berthoud, CO
Berg Harvest, LLC
- Paonia, CO
Berry Patch Farms
- Brighton, CO
Big B’s Delicious Orchards
- Hotchkiss, CO
Black Forest Meadery
- Colorado Springs, CO
Boxwood Gulch Ranch
- Shawnee, CO
Busy Bee Farm
- Larkspur, CO
C & R Farms
Megan Clark - Manager & Sales - Palisade, CO
Carlson Vineyards, Inc.
Parker Carlson - Palisade, CO
Chico Basin Ranch
- Colorado Springs, CO
Christensen Ranch, LLC
- Weldona, CO
Colorado Cellars Winery / Rocky Mountain Vineyards
- Palisade, CO
Colorado Cider Company
- Denver, CO
Cucharas River Farm
- La Veta, CO
Damn Near Anything Swine Ranch
- Rush, CO
Edelweiss Alpacas, LLC
- Erie, CO
Frederica Mesa Farm
- Avondale, CO
Fritzler’s Corn Maze and Giant Pumpkin Patch
- La Salle, CO
High Country Highlands at Maryland Creek Ranch
Leo Causland - Silverthorne, CO
Just What Grows Gardens
- Brush, CO
Lenz Family Farms
- Holyoke, CO
Long Shadow Farm
- Berthoud, CO
Mazzotti Farms & Pumpkin Patch
- Hudson, CO
Miller Farms
- Platteville, CO
Miller Farms Corn Maze & Fall Festival
- Platteville, CO
Ollin Farms
- Longmont, CO
Pope Farms Produce & Pope Farms Corn Maize and Pumpkin Patch
- Wiggins, CO
River Garden Winery
- Fort Lupton, CO
Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Ranch
- Longmont, CO
Strohauer Farms
- La Salle, CO
Tigges Farm Produce & Pumpkin Patch
- Greeley, CO
Von Trotha - Firestien Farm at Bracewell
- Greeley, CO
Campgrounds
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Jackson Lake State Park
- Orchard, CO
John Martin Reservoir State Park
- Hasty, CO
Lake Pueblo State Park
- Pueblo, CO
Lathrop State Park
- Walsenburg, CO
North Sterling State Park
- Sterling, CO
St. Vrain State Park
- Firestone, CO
Trinidad Lake State Park
- Trinidad, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Ecotourism
Arena Dust Tours
Fred and Norma Dorenkamp - Holly, CO
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Bicycle Colorado
Dan Grunig - Executive Director - Denver, CO
Brad Henley
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Southeast Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Colorado Springs, CO
Chico Basin Ranch
- Colorado Springs, CO
Colorado Mountain Club
Scott Robson - Executive Director - Golden, CO
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Bob Broscheid - Director - Denver, CO
Dan Zimmerer
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Statewide - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Jackson Lake State Park
- Orchard, CO
John Martin Reservoir State Park
- Hasty, CO
Lake Pueblo State Park
- Pueblo, CO
Lathrop State Park
- Walsenburg, CO
Mary K. McCormac
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Northeast Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Denver, CO
North Sterling State Park
- Sterling, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
St. Vrain State Park
- Firestone, CO
Stay The Trail Colorado
Dan Gourley - Program CoordinatorCO
Trinidad Lake State Park
- Trinidad, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center
- Avon, CO
Wilderness Aware Rafting
- Buena Vista, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Landscape Architects / Land Planning
Ecoresource Solutions Inc
Tony Byrne - President/Principal Ecologist - Arvada, CO
Knight Planning Services
Terrill Knight - Prinicpal - Eagle, CO
Mauriello Planning Group, LLC
Dominic F. Mauriello - Principal - Eagle, CO
Natural Design Solutions, Inc.
Neil McLane, RLA, LEED AP, CLARB - President - Longmont, CO
State and Federal Land
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Jackson Lake State Park
- Orchard, CO
John Martin Reservoir State Park
- Hasty, CO
Lake Pueblo State Park
- Pueblo, CO
Lathrop State Park
- Walsenburg, CO
North Sterling State Park
- Sterling, CO
St. Vrain State Park
- Firestone, CO
Trinidad Lake State Park
- Trinidad, CO
 

 Local News Stories about Outdoor Recreation

Local Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Deer Hunting Limited In Colorado, Other Western U.S. States After Tough Winter
11/25/2017 12:44:33 PM
… killed. Colorado , Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington state also imposed hunting limits … , prompting a reduction in deer hunting permits to help herds boost … Washington, the number of elk hunting permits was cut drastically in … the number of mule deer hunting permits for nonresidents again next …

Hunting limited in Colorado, Western U.S. states after tough winter
11/24/2017 10:26:03 PM
… ; The Denver Post) CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Hunting guide Mike Clark normally has … killed. Colorado , Idaho, Oregon, Utah and Washington state also imposed hunting limits … Washington, the number of elk hunting permits was cut drastically in … the number of mule deer hunting permits for nonresidents again next …

Colorado refunding hunting licenses for hurricane, wildfire victims
9/21/2017 7:44:19 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Parks and Wildlife is issuing hunting license refunds and … refunds 30 days before the hunting season, but they are making …

CSPD recovers ‘fairly large number’ of hunting decoys
9/19/2017 6:57:42 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Recognize these duck hunting decoys? Colorado Springs police say the …

Nuggets Owner Stan Kroenke Under Fire for Big-Game Hunting Channel
8/8/2017 1:30:43 PM
… the Denver Nuggets and the Colorado Avalanche, is in the crosshairs … Outdoor TV promises “thousands of hunting , fishing and shooting episodes” for … fair hunting . "Most people won’t agree that trophy hunting is … the Los Angeles Rams, the Colorado Rapids and Altitude Sports and …

Colorado Springs urged to consider urban deer hunting
7/21/2017 11:41:12 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Springs councilmembers are being urged to consider allowing hunting within city limits to combat high populations of deer. Colorado … crashes and garden conflicts. The Colorado Springs Gazette reported (http:…

Father, son are issued felony summonses for alleged hunting incident
5/11/2017 9:15:21 AM
… information was available Wednesday from Colorado Parks and Wildlife about where … ; illegal possession of wildlife; and hunting without permission. The information detailing … witnesses for the prosecution, including Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff, conservation …

Colorado lawmakers consider giving free hunting, fishing licenses to veterans
5/9/2017 8:36:15 PM
… Photo: ThinkStock) × Colorado lawmakers consider giving free hunting , fishing licenses to veterans … the Colorado legislature would give veterans a free lifetime small game hunting and fishing license. The “ Colorado Heroes Hunting & Fishing …

Bill to boost Colorado Parks and Wildlife hunting and fishing fees dies in Senate committee
5/6/2017 8:17:26 AM
In the GOP health care bill that passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week, there is an echo from Colorado’s health-policy past. As part of the bill’s controversial provision that could allow insurers not to cover customers’ pre-existing …

Bill allowing Colorado Wildlife Commission to raise hunting and fishing fees could spread the cost of conservation on to hikers, boaters, bikers
4/25/2017 9:49:40 PM
Colorado State Capitol building If state lawmakers allow the Colorado Wildlife Commission to raise resident hunting and fishing … after rolling through three committees. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is promising … in Colorado and really break out of the old model.” The Colorado …

Shed antler hunting in Northwest Colorado opens Sunday
4/11/2017 10:51:26 AM
… pursuit. Restrictions on hunting shed antlers in Northwest Colorado end on April … outdoor recreation planner. Shed antler hunting was restricted between March 3 … , 11 and 3 in Northwest Colorado to protect wildlife that endured … the regulation,” said Mike Porras, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Northwest Region …

Cost of Colorado hunting, fishing licenses could jump 50% under new House bill
4/10/2017 8:47:58 PM
Following an at-times testy debate that stretched over two days, the Colorado House of Representatives on Friday gave preliminary approval to a $26.8 billion state budget proposal that covers a $400 million shortfall through steep cuts to hospitals, …

Shed antler hunting in Northwest Colorado opens Saturday
4/10/2017 8:26:50 PM
… pursuit. Restrictions on hunting shed antlers in Northwest Colorado will be lifted … outdoor recreation planner. Shed antler hunting was restricted between March 3 … , 11 and 3 in Northwest Colorado to protect wildlife that endured … the regulation,” said Mike Porras, Colorado Parks and Wildlife Northwest Region …

Cost of Colorado hunting, fishing licenses could jump 50% under new House bill
4/9/2017 3:00:43 AM
By Lisa Greim, Special to The Denver Post Click to see a list of all the Top Workplace companies. Placement of a real estate agency at the top of the Midsized Workplaces list should come as no surprise, as home sales in Colorado continue to sizzle. What …

Colorado big-game hunting license deadline is April 4
3/16/2017 5:00:25 PM
… variety of over-the-counter hunting licenses are offered in Colorado , however many big … to apply for limited licenses. Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers these … a copy of the 2017 Colorado Big Game brochure that includes … to hunt with friends, the Colorado ’s preference-point system, strategies for …

Colorado Parks and Wildlife seminars focus on turkey and big game hunting
3/15/2017 6:24:43 PM
… .m. Monday, March 20, at Colorado Youth Outdoors, Fort Collins. The … to increase understanding of turkey hunting . Register at www.register-ed.com … Classroom in Denver. Experts from Colorado Parks and Wildlife will walk … opportunities to get outside with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, visit http …

Colorado seeks higher hunting, fishing fees
8/29/2016 9:18:27 AM
DENVER -- Colorado wildlife officials are holding meetings … double the cost of in-state hunting and fishing licenses. Without the … down hatcheries and limit hunting licenses. Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have … to pay more to keep hunting and fishing rights.

Colorado officials seek higher hunting, fishing fees
8/28/2016 11:00:37 AM
DENVER (AP) — Colorado wildlife officials are holding meetings … double the cost of in-state hunting and fishing licenses. Without the … , shut down hatcheries and limit hunting licenses. The Denver Post reports … ;/tinyurl.com/zrcljqg ) Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials have …

Hunting season starts in Northwest Colorado
8/26/2016 8:17:39 PM
… of blaze orange around town — hunting season is underway. Archery season … and actually start guiding.” Bow hunting is popular with many hunters … season, starting on Oct. 15. Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Mike … handed, Porras said success in hunting doesn’t necessarily come from …

Blue Mountain Ranch—1,300-Acre Colorado Trophy Elk Hunting...
8/19/2016 5:15:26 PM
… 14 Hotchkiss, Colorado (PRWEB) August 19, 2016 United Country – Colorado Brokers and … Gary Hubbell, a Colorado native and former outfitter and hunting guide. “The … the elk hunting is world-class.” Trophy elk hunters know that Colorado ’s … most sought-after destinations in Colorado for trophy elk hunting , and this ranch …

Craig briefs: Colorado hunting group scheduled to meet Wednesday
7/27/2016 5:15:00 AM
Hunting Works For Colorado invites local partners and Craig area hunters and hunting … administration of wild horses in Colorado from 6 to 7 p … . Colorado has four Herd Management Areas along the western slope of Colorado …

Craig Briefs: Colorado hunting group sets regional meeting in Craig
7/26/2016 1:47:57 AM
Hunting Works For Colorado invites local partners and Craig area hunters and hunting … all are welcome. Contact Hunting Works For Colorado coordinator Andy Leer at …

Colorado Parks and Wildlife looks to raise hunting, fishing fees
7/19/2016 2:54:09 AM
… a proposal by Colorado Parks and Wildlife to increase hunting and fishing … 2016 Colorado Big Game Guide, an annual fishing license for adult Colorado … first be approved through the Colorado Legislature before they are finalized … Denny Behrens, chairman of the Colorado Mule Deer Association. “We’re …

Colorado Premier Goose and Duck Hunting Preserve Auction
7/18/2016 3:14:01 PM
… Event Ending August 11 Snyder, Colorado (PRWEB) July 18, 2016 Buyers … ± acres of premier Colorado goose and duck hunting preserve with a 3 … foot lodge, located in Snyder, Colorado . United Strategic Client Services in … excited to present this amazing hunting property to the public,” Woodling …

Bill to extend Colorado bear hunting season fails
3/29/2016 12:43:39 PM
… extend the bear-hunting season in Colorado by adding the month of … conflicts in the state of Colorado .  Opponents questioned whether it would … Colorado Parks & Wildlife spokesman Matt Robbins. The bear hunting season in Colorado … , when hunting of bears in that month was banned by Colorado voters …

Colorado Parks and Wildlife to hold hunting license seminar
2/24/2016 11:41:18 PM
New hunters and hunters new to Colorado can attend big game application seminars this spring to learn how to correctly apply for licenses in Colorado. Colorado Parks and Wildlife will hold the seminars, where expert presenters will cover the license …

Neal: The many ways hunting benefits Colorado
11/7/2015 7:44:58 PM
… about big-game hunting in North America. With Colorado 's hunting seasons now … , there is no trophy hunting in Colorado . Under Colorado law, every game species … , Colorado hunting licenses are only allocated for game species that can support hunting …

The many ways hunting benefits Colorado
11/7/2015 7:43:38 PM
… about big-game hunting in North America. With Colorado 's hunting seasons now … , there is no trophy hunting in Colorado . Under Colorado law, every game species … , Colorado hunting licenses are only allocated for game species that can support hunting …

Colorado will not increase mountain lion hunting
10/26/2015 11:10:50 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado is backing off a proposal to increase mountain lion hunting in hopes of boosting the mule deer population in southern Colorado …

Colorado backs off plan to increase mountain lion hunting
10/26/2015 10:35:19 AM
… , October 26, 2015 COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado is backing off a proposal to increase mountain lion hunting in hopes of boosting the mule deer population in southern Colorado …

Duluth man goes missing during hunting trip in Colorado
9/11/2015 8:34:47 PM
… forests of Steamboat Springs in Colorado . On Monday morning, the Routt … said Richard Harkins left his hunting group to go bow-hunting alone …

Hunting season kicks off in Northwest Colorado
8/21/2015 4:28:28 PM
… Northwest Colorado as he tries to sneak into a nearby herd. Colorado … dangers hunting imposes. Mike Porras, Craig’s Public Information Officer for Colorado … take up to four days. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now … , hunters must understand while Northwest Colorado is home to some of …

Local Nature-Based Tourism News Items
Colorado Rapids could play the coldest match ever between MLS teams, giving Commerce City a potential second game for the record books
2/19/2018 5:03:59 PM
When the Colorado Rapids play their first meaningful game under the new coach, it could be a record-breaking event that will give the Snow Clasico a run for its money.

How to prepare for avalanche danger
2/14/2018 3:58:30 PM
The lack of heavy snow and the mild weather in the mountains may be fostering complacency about avalanche danger in the Colorado high country. This is a false sense of safety.

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Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Tip to CPW leads to poaching conviction of two Colorado Springs ... - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
2/18/2018 3:42:00 PM
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News Tip to CPW leads to poaching conviction of two Colorado Springs ... KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News An anonymous tip to Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers has led to the arrest and conviction of two Colorado Springs men for multiple crimes. Just over a week ago, 33-year-old Yevgeniy Bikrev ple... Letter: Support sportsmen access Glenwood Springs Post Independent all 3 news articles »

Hunting, Fishing and Parks for Future Generations Act moves to appropriations committee, and local trail closures coming - Colorado Springs Independent
2/16/2018 12:10:45 PM
Colorado Springs Independent Hunting , Fishing and Parks for Future Generations Act moves to appropriations committee, and local trail closures coming Colorado Springs Independent The bill, co-sponsored by Democratic Sen. Stephen Fenberg and Republican Sen. Don Coram, is a simplified version of last year's "Parks and Wildlife Financial Sustainability" bill (HB17-1321) that failed to progress past the Senate Finance Committee ...

Constitutional carry passes first test in Colorado Senate - Guns.com
2/16/2018 8:40:20 AM
Guns.com Constitutional carry passes first test in Colorado Senate Guns.com Currently, the only exceptions allowed under the law to carry a concealed revolver or pistol without a permit are for those hunting , are on property under their control, or are inside a private automobile. Neville backed a similar bill last year that ...

Tip to CPW prompts arrests for poaching, drug felony ... - Mountain Mail Newspaper
2/15/2018 12:52:19 PM
Sky Hi News Tip to CPW prompts arrests for poaching, drug felony ... Mountain Mail Newspaper An anonymous tip prompted a poaching investigation by Colorado Parks and Wildlife officers that ended in the arrest and conviction of two Colorado Springs men for wildlife crimes. CPW reported in a press release that Yevgeniy Bikrev, 33, pleaded guilty ... Parks and Wildlife's bill to increase rates referred to appropriations ... Sky Hi News all 5 news articles »

Colorado lawmakers consider fee increase to fund Parks & Wildlife ... - Sky Hi News
2/10/2018 3:11:08 PM
Sky Hi News Colorado lawmakers consider fee increase to fund Parks & Wildlife ... Sky Hi News The population in booming, and Colorado Parks and Wildlife is looking for solutions to keep up. A bipartisan team of Colorado lawmakers is pushing the Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations Act in front of the state Senate Finance Committee ... Hunting, Fishing and Parks for Future Generations Act introduced ... Chaffee County Times all 4 news articles »

State legislature to weigh fee increases for Colorado Parks and ... - Loveland Reporter-Herald
2/8/2018 12:09:35 AM
State legislature to weigh fee increases for Colorado Parks and ... Loveland Reporter-Herald On Jan. 29, Colorado lawmakers introduced the Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations Act (Senate Bill 18-143), a bill aimed at adjusting Colorado Parks and Wildlife fees "to cover the rising costs associated with managing wildlife ... and more »

Colorado lawmakers propose 2018 Hunting, Fishing, & Parks for ... - goHUNT.com (blog)
2/7/2018 7:21:22 PM
goHUNT.com (blog) Colorado lawmakers propose 2018 Hunting, Fishing, & Parks for ... goHUNT.com (blog) Colorado lawmakers propose 2018 Hunting, Fishing, and Parks for Future Generations Act; Act would help Colorado Parks and Wildlife with funding issues. and more »

Long term solution for CPW funding sought with Future Generation ... - KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News
2/3/2018 12:42:50 PM
KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News Long term solution for CPW funding sought with Future Generation ... KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News A bipartisan group of Colorado lawmakers has introduced a new bill with the hopes of ensuring access to Colorado's natural resources for future generations, by finding a long-term funding solution for Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). Senate Bill 18 ... and more »

Hunting, Fishing and Parks for Future Generations Act introduced - Valley Courier
2/1/2018 12:04:27 PM
Montrose Daily Press Hunting , Fishing and Parks for Future Generations Act introduced Valley Courier DENVER – A bipartisan team of Colorado lawmakers introduced the Hunting , Fishing , and Parks for Future Generations Act (Senate Bill 18-143) on Monday, Jan. 29 in an effort to bring a long-term funding solution to Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). The ... Hopes high for new CPW funding bill | Local News Stories ... Montrose Daily Press all 3 news articles »

Coulson: Fly Fishing Show, Sportsmen's Expo worth a visit - The Coloradoan
1/21/2018 9:59:07 AM
The Coloradoan Coulson: Fly Fishing Show, Sportsmen's Expo worth a visit The Coloradoan The ISE is the bigger of the two shows, but it's also far more general in nature, offering a bit of something for hunters and anglers of all types. Plus, with the huge Colorado Parks and Wildlife section, fish tank, casting ponds, food vendors and more ...

Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism News Items
Rep. Barbara McLachlan's off-road safety bill motors to Colorado House floor - The Durango Herald
2/16/2018 5:54:37 PM
The Durango Herald Rep. Barbara McLachlan's off-road safety bill motors to Colorado House floor The Durango Herald “We have embraced OHV's as part of our heritage tourism economy,” she said. So the counties want to be united in expectations of how the Loop is used, she said, noting that Hinsdale and San Juan counties enacted the safety ordinance last year. Dozier ...

Under the Dome: A storm over rural Colorado - Glenwood Springs Post Independent
2/13/2018 12:17:21 AM
Glenwood Springs Post Independent Under the Dome: A storm over rural Colorado Glenwood Springs Post Independent The governor's state of the state address mentioned rural Colorado 27 times. The Denver Post has done an excellent job describing the urban/rural divide. The Legislature's most significant bill of the 2017 session was titled "Sustainability of Rural ... and more »

Lonely Planet names Richmond one of the best places to visit in 2018 - WWBT NBC12 News
2/7/2018 11:53:33 AM
Lonely Planet names Richmond one of the best places to visit in 2018 WWBT NBC12 News Arches National Park's multicolored sandstone spans. Island in the Sky's Colorado River-carved vistas. Monument Valley's sky-piercing towers. Southeast Utah's major landmarks have been firm favorites among travelers for decades. Recently, however ...

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
Predicting tree mortality - Science Daily
6/9/2015 3:01:21 PM
Science Daily Predicting tree mortality Science Daily Local economies in states like California and Colorado are highly dependent on the nature-based tourism and recreation provided by forests, which offer a scenic backdrop to the skiing, fishing and backpacking opportunities that draw so many people to ...