Outdoor Recreation in NW Colorado 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 67 resources serving NW Colorado Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Hunting and Sport Fishing Organizations & Professionals serving NW Colorado Region
Guides and Outfitters
Adams Lodge Outfitters
Bruce & Jody Clatterbaugh - Meeker, CO
Arapaho Wilderness Outfitters, LLC
Steve Nunley - Granby, CO
Bearcat Outfitters
Seth and Linda Peters - Craig, CO
Beaver Creek Outfitters
Scott Gesell - Clearbrook, MN
Buffalo Creek Outfitters, LLC
John Ziegman - Rand, CO
Buford Guide Service, Inc.
Tom Tucker - Meeker, CO
Bull Basin Guides & Outfitters, LLC
Dean and Susan Billington - Kremmling, CO
C Lazy U Ranch Outfitters, LLC
Paul Klees - Granby, CO
C-Punch Ranch, Inc.
Ron Daniels - Hamilton, CO
CJ Outfitters
Chris Jurney - Craig, CO
Coberly Creek Outfitters
Michael & Merrilee Neelis - Toponas, CO
Code of the West Outfitters, LLC
Joe Wood - Meeker, CO
Colorado Elk Outfitter, LLC
Doug Spencer - Loveland, CO
Colorado Hunter Services
Jerry Rawl - Gilbert, SC
Colorado Outfitters Association
- Dillon, CO
Cross Mountain Ranch
Matt Boeddeker - Craig, CO
Dave Parri's Outfitting & Guide Service
- Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch, LLC
Rowan Heid - Clark, CO
Diamond Peak Cattle Co. LLC
John Raftopoulos - Craig, CO
Eagles Nest Outfitting, LLC
Don and Diana Dockins - Craig, CO
H & H Outfitting
John & Tawny Halandras - Meeker, CO
Hunting & Fishing World, Inc.
Mark Lloyd - Yutan, NE
J Bar H Outfitters, LLC
Jeanne Horne - Meeker, CO
James Creek Outfitters
Richard C. Ott - Meeker, CO
JML Outfitters
Marie Hasket - Meeker, CO
Keys Guide & Outfiitting, LLC
Joe Keys - Clifton, CO
Lone Tom Outfitting
Paul Janke - Meeker, CO
Lost Solar Outfitters, LLC
Gary Stagner - Craig, CO
Louisiana Purchase Ranch
Rick Tingle - Meeker, CO
Luark Ranch & Outfitters, LLC
Pat & Niki Luark - Burns, CO
Mark Davies Guide Service Inc.
- Loma, CO
Myers Hunting Services, Inc.
Don and Phyllis Myers - Hamilton, CO
Nine Mile Guest Ranch
Rocky & Sparky Pappas, Travis Flaharty - Meeker, CO
Oak Ridge Outfitters LLC
Russell Overton - Meeker, CO
Pinnacle Peak Adventures, LLC
Bill & Ramona Green - Craig, CO
Ponderosa Outfitters
Bruce Ayers - Eaton, CO
Red Feather Guides & Outfitters, Inc.
Arnie and Tricia Schlottman - Gypsum, CO
Robert Preo
- Grand Juction, CO
Rocky Mountain Ranches, Ltd.
Joe Monchelli - Wheat Ridge, CO
Sable Mountain Outfitters, LLC
Ann Marie Scritchfield - Meeker, CO
Samuelson Outfitters, LLC
Richard & Cathy Samuelson - Fraser, CO
Sheep Creek Ranch Outfitters
Daren Olson - Meeker, CO
Steamboat Lake Outfitters
Russ Lambert - Outfitting Director - Clark, CO
Strawberry Creek Outfitters, LLC
James Stacy - Meeker, CO
Superior Guide Service, LLC
Scott Brennise - Craig, CO
The Craig Wild Bunch, Inc.
Willie White - Craig, CO
Triple O Outfitters
Larry and Reta Osborn - Hamilton, CO
Villa Ranch
Mary K. Krueger - Meeker, CO
Welder Outfitting Services
Shawn Welder - Meeker, CO
Wilderness Tracks Guides & Outfitters
Daniel Johnson - Craig, CO
Winterhawk Outfitters, Inc.
- Collbran, CO
Yampa Valley Outfitters, LLC
Boyd J. Tallent - Craig, 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
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Luark Ranch & Outfitters, LLC
Pat & Niki Luark - Burns, 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 110 resources serving NW Colorado Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving NW Colorado 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
High Country Highlands at Maryland Creek Ranch
Leo Causland - Silverthorne, CO
Ecotourism
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Bicycle Colorado
Dan Grunig - Executive Director - Denver, 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
Elkhead State Park
- Hayden, CO
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Pearl Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Stagecoach State Park
- Oak Creek, CO
State Forest State Park
- Walden, CO
Stay The Trail Colorado
Dan Gourley - Program CoordinatorCO
Steamboat Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Trina Romero
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Northwest Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Grand Junction, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center
- Avon, CO
Wilderness Aware Rafting
- Buena Vista, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Yampa River State Park
- Hayden, CO
Guides and Outfitters
Adams Lodge Outfitters
Bruce & Jody Clatterbaugh - Meeker, CO
Arapaho Wilderness Outfitters, LLC
Steve Nunley - Granby, CO
Bearcat Outfitters
Seth and Linda Peters - Craig, CO
Beaver Creek Outfitters
Scott Gesell - Clearbrook, MN
Buffalo Creek Outfitters, LLC
John Ziegman - Rand, CO
Buford Guide Service, Inc.
Tom Tucker - Meeker, CO
Bull Basin Guides & Outfitters, LLC
Dean and Susan Billington - Kremmling, CO
C Lazy U Ranch Outfitters, LLC
Paul Klees - Granby, CO
C-Punch Ranch, Inc.
Ron Daniels - Hamilton, CO
CJ Outfitters
Chris Jurney - Craig, CO
Coberly Creek Outfitters
Michael & Merrilee Neelis - Toponas, CO
Code of the West Outfitters, LLC
Joe Wood - Meeker, CO
Colorado Elk Outfitter, LLC
Doug Spencer - Loveland, CO
Colorado Hunter Services
Jerry Rawl - Gilbert, SC
Colorado Outfitters Association
- Dillon, CO
Cross Mountain Ranch
Matt Boeddeker - Craig, CO
Dave Parri's Outfitting & Guide Service
- Hot Sulphur Springs, CO
Del's Triangle 3 Ranch, LLC
Rowan Heid - Clark, CO
Diamond Peak Cattle Co. LLC
John Raftopoulos - Craig, CO
Eagles Nest Outfitting, LLC
Don and Diana Dockins - Craig, CO
H & H Outfitting
John & Tawny Halandras - Meeker, CO
Hunting & Fishing World, Inc.
Mark Lloyd - Yutan, NE
J Bar H Outfitters, LLC
Jeanne Horne - Meeker, CO
James Creek Outfitters
Richard C. Ott - Meeker, CO
JML Outfitters
Marie Hasket - Meeker, CO
Keys Guide & Outfiitting, LLC
Joe Keys - Clifton, CO
Lone Tom Outfitting
Paul Janke - Meeker, CO
Lost Solar Outfitters, LLC
Gary Stagner - Craig, CO
Louisiana Purchase Ranch
Rick Tingle - Meeker, CO
Luark Ranch & Outfitters, LLC
Pat & Niki Luark - Burns, CO
Mark Davies Guide Service Inc.
- Loma, CO
Myers Hunting Services, Inc.
Don and Phyllis Myers - Hamilton, CO
Nine Mile Guest Ranch
Rocky & Sparky Pappas, Travis Flaharty - Meeker, CO
Oak Ridge Outfitters LLC
Russell Overton - Meeker, CO
Pinnacle Peak Adventures, LLC
Bill & Ramona Green - Craig, CO
Ponderosa Outfitters
Bruce Ayers - Eaton, CO
Red Feather Guides & Outfitters, Inc.
Arnie and Tricia Schlottman - Gypsum, CO
Robert Preo
- Grand Juction, CO
Rocky Mountain Ranches, Ltd.
Joe Monchelli - Wheat Ridge, CO
Sable Mountain Outfitters, LLC
Ann Marie Scritchfield - Meeker, CO
Samuelson Outfitters, LLC
Richard & Cathy Samuelson - Fraser, CO
Sheep Creek Ranch Outfitters
Daren Olson - Meeker, CO
Steamboat Lake Outfitters
Russ Lambert - Outfitting Director - Clark, CO
Strawberry Creek Outfitters, LLC
James Stacy - Meeker, CO
Superior Guide Service, LLC
Scott Brennise - Craig, CO
The Craig Wild Bunch, Inc.
Willie White - Craig, CO
Triple O Outfitters
Larry and Reta Osborn - Hamilton, CO
Villa Ranch
Mary K. Krueger - Meeker, CO
Welder Outfitting Services
Shawn Welder - Meeker, CO
Wilderness Tracks Guides & Outfitters
Daniel Johnson - Craig, CO
Winterhawk Outfitters, Inc.
- Collbran, CO
Yampa Valley Outfitters, LLC
Boyd J. Tallent - Craig, 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
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Luark Ranch & Outfitters, LLC
Pat & Niki Luark - Burns, 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
By:

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 62 resources serving NW Colorado Region in the following categories:
map itMap of Nature-Based Tourism Organizations & Professionals serving NW Colorado 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
High Country Highlands at Maryland Creek Ranch
Leo Causland - Silverthorne, CO
Campgrounds
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Elkhead State Park
- Hayden, CO
Pearl Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Stagecoach State Park
- Oak Creek, CO
State Forest State Park
- Walden, CO
Steamboat Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Yampa River State Park
- Hayden, CO
Ecotourism
Arkansas Headwaters Recreation Area
- Salida, CO
Bicycle Colorado
Dan Grunig - Executive Director - Denver, 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
Elkhead State Park
- Hayden, CO
Escalante Ranch
- Delta, CO
Pearl Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Ranching for Wildlife
Colorado Parks & Wildlife - Denver, CO
Stagecoach State Park
- Oak Creek, CO
State Forest State Park
- Walden, CO
Stay The Trail Colorado
Dan Gourley - Program CoordinatorCO
Steamboat Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Trina Romero
Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Northwest Region - Colorado Parks and Wildlife - Grand Junction, CO
Walking Mountains Science Center
- Avon, CO
Wilderness Aware Rafting
- Buena Vista, CO
Wilderness Bud and Breakfast
Southwest Wilderness Experience - Pagosa Springs, CO
Yampa River State Park
- Hayden, 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
Elkhead State Park
- Hayden, CO
Pearl Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Stagecoach State Park
- Oak Creek, CO
State Forest State Park
- Walden, CO
Steamboat Lake State Park
- Clark, CO
Yampa River State Park
- Hayden, CO
 

 Local News Stories about Outdoor Recreation

Local Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
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 …

Editor's top 5 web picks: Jerk pork recipe, West Nile Virus, Colorado hunting licenses, & more
8/1/2015 12:21:43 PM
… about the life of a Colorado rafting guide. “Solomon Liston, a … spiking global consumption.” 5. Colorado ’s hunting licenses are on sale now … news release, “On July 21, Colorado Parks and Wildlife launched sales … caps licenses for the upcoming hunting season. The season begins in …

Mason & Morse Ranch Company to Facilitate Auction 14,000+/- acres of Recreational Hunting Land Near Steamboat Springs, Colorado.
7/22/2015 10:55:10 PM
… Largest Elk Heard Steamboat Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) July 22, 2015 Williams … Flattop Mountain Range in Northern Colorado and home of the White … the hunting seasons and tags in cooperation with the State of Colorado … Roaring Fork Valley near Aspen, Colorado , the company specializes in marketing …

Colorado hunting licenses on sale now for bear, elk and deer
7/22/2015 8:40:20 PM
… a license. On July 21, Colorado Parks and Wildlife launched sales … caps licenses for the upcoming hunting season. The season begins in … this and every year in Colorado ,” said Henrietta Turner, CPW’s … . “A familiarity with CPW’s hunting regulations and brochures goes a …

Local Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism News Items
7 amazing Colorado corn mazes to get lost in
9/13/2017 1:19:23 AM
It's corn maze season in Colorado and here are seven to check out, including Fritzler Corn Maze, Denver Botanic Gardens, Maize in the City and more.

10 must-see Colorado festivals this fall
9/3/2017 6:24:56 PM
You may not notice it if you live in Denver, but the leaves are starting to change, announcing the beginning of fall season across Colorado and a soon drop in temperatures that will have you reaching for your scarf.   

Local Nature-Based Tourism News Items
Wickstrom: A pitch for people to enjoy the outdoors, and use common sense
9/19/2017 6:35:13 PM
You only have to go back a couple generations and America was an agrarian society.  The outdoors was our backyard and interaction with wildlife was part of growing up. Through the years we have evolved into an urban society and many peoples interaction with animals has been limited to the family pet. Yet the desire to experience nature is still strong. According to the US fish and Wildlife Service wildlife viewing generates $75.9 billion in revenue annually in the United States and hundreds of millions of dollars in Colorado alone.  Visitation to our national parks is at an all-time high.  Unfortunately this has created a dilemma. Many people do not know how to interact with wildlife.

Nederland locals raise concerns about mountain-bike trail work
9/19/2017 8:25:37 AM
The Boulder Mountainbike Alliance is using a $40,000 grant from Colorado Parks and Wildlife to build and repair trails south of Nederland, a six-week project that is part of the larger Magnolia Non-Motorized Trails Project approved by the U.S. Forest Service earlier this year.

With 11 fatalities on Colorado’s fourteeners this season, “it’s time to do something”
9/15/2017 12:45:06 PM
With 11 people dead on Colorado's highest peaks so far this summer -- including seven on the treacherous fourteeners around Aspen -- rescuers and climbers are scrambling for a plan to prod the swarming masses to make better decisions in dangerous terrain.

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Hunting and Sport Fishing News Items
Ottawa man's keen shooting eye garners world title - The Ottawa Herald
9/23/2017 6:06:00 AM
The Ottawa Herald Ottawa man's keen shooting eye garners world title The Ottawa Herald When he was younger, he would go elk hunting in Colorado with his father. He kept that tradition alive through most of his ... He learned the ins and outs of the sport at the Williamsburg-Ottawa Wildlife Conservation Club. “They have a match every ...

Wounded Marine (And Snowboarder) Get Her New Colorado Home ... - U.S. News & World Report
9/23/2017 2:05:00 AM
Wounded Marine (And Snowboarder) Get Her New Colorado Home ... U.S. News & World Report GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — After serving in Afghanistan and recently summiting Mount Kilimajaro, former Marine Corps Sgt. Kirstie Ennis is ready to ... and more »

Lien: Hunters, anglers, veterans ask Trump to keep public lands intact - The Coloradoan
9/15/2017 9:00:29 PM
The Coloradoan Lien: Hunters , anglers, veterans ask Trump to keep public lands intact The Coloradoan Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke recently completed a review of 27 national monuments encompassing 11.3 million acres, most of which are open to hunting and fishing , and he's recommending that some of these monuments be reduced in size. Like veteran Mark ...

Colorado Dream Homes: Sprawling $45M ranch offers wide open space near Steamboat Springs - The Denver Channel
9/12/2017 1:38:55 PM
The Denver Channel Colorado Dream Homes: Sprawling $45M ranch offers wide open space near Steamboat Springs The Denver Channel In addition to great elk hunting , the ranch also features great spots for fishing and water sports . For those seeking privacy and seclusion, Motherwell Ranch is free from public roads and other easements. A network of private roads and trails, however ...

Natural Heritage - Cultural Tourism News Items
Investments in conservation easements reap benefits for Colorado - Source
7/17/2017 1:26:59 PM
Source Investments in conservation easements reap benefits for Colorado Source Researchers said these data show that easements are conserving land that is important for wildlife, agriculture, tourism and outdoor recreation for Colorado's visitors and residents alike. color photo of two pronghorn antelope in a field ... Study co ... and more »

Colorado rock climbers help track down bats to… - The Denver Post
7/15/2017 2:59:25 AM
The Denver Post Colorado rock climbers help track down bats to… The Denver Post U.S. Forest Service biological technicians Yann Lapotre, right, and Ari l Demarest wade through a pond to set up mist nets to catch bats and educate rock climbers on identification Saturday, June 3, 2017 at Jackson Creek Ponds near Devil's Head.

Nature-Based Tourism News Items
What's killing forests in California? - Futurity: Research News
6/10/2015 11:04:33 AM
What's killing forests in California? Futurity: Research News 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 ...

Predicting Tree Mortality - The UCSB Current
6/9/2015 12:15:41 PM
The UCSB Current Predicting Tree Mortality The UCSB Current 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 ... and more »

Growth of Eco-Tourism Raises Concerns - New York Times
4/12/2009 8:07:53 AM
New York Times Growth of Eco-Tourism Raises Concerns New York Times “I think it's fair to say that 'sustainable tourism' is an oxymoron,” said Auden Schendler, the executive director of sustainability at Aspen Skiing Co. in Colorado and the author of a new book “Getting Green Done: Hard Truths from the Front Lines of ... and more »