Colorado Parks and Wildlife

  • Locations: News Published

    Recovery from wildfire can take a generation

    On Sunday morning, July 11, a crew of about thirty volunteers assembled at the Basalt State Wildlife Area, over 2,000-acres managed by Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). They were organized by Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers (RFOV) and CPW to combat invasive thistles on the Lake Christine burn scar. RFOV… read more →

  • Locations: Español Published

    Coalición local se dedica a proteger a los osos

    Traducción por Dolores Duarte

    Puedes imaginar que para un oso hambriento, que sale de la hibernación o se prepara para dormir durante el invierno, las tentaciones de la civilización son difíciles de resistir. Con el aumento de la población humana en el oeste, la expansión urbanaread more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Scuttlebutt - March 4, 2021

    Early STEM
    Aspen Science Center (ASC) is introducing preschoolers to science and the scientific method with their Early STEM Program. “Distance Learning Activity” kits are available to childcare providers for free! These include a bilingual instruction card and materials, introducing kids to concepts like “gravity,” “cause and effect,” and… read more →

  • Locations: News Published

    Injured Wildlife 101

    A cow elk with a bar stool stuck on her head. Courtesy image.

    In December, my housemate discovered a buck in our yard with an injured leg and mangled antler.
    What do you do for injured wildlife?
    “Ideally, leave it alone and…

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    Outdoor experts agree, risk management is key

    By now we know that recreating outside positively affects one’s cognitive, mental, physical and emotional well-being; and that a few hours a week can completely change one’s mood for the better.

    So, it might not come as a shock that after this past year Colorado Parks and Wildlife reported a… read more →