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Trout are taking the brunt of the hot dry summer

The unusually high, nagging Colorado summer temperatures anglers find uncomfortable have an even more stressful impact on trout we pursue. The Colorado Parks & Wildlife (CPW) fishery staff is … more

Making a splash at area’s parks and splash pads

There are about 97 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year, which means there's a good chance residents are going to need to find ways to beat the heat several times as the summer goes on. more

Big herd of little goats eats its way around Standley Lake

The way Harmony Davies sees it, the fields and plains where much of Westminster and Standley Lake now sit were once full of bison, elk and their heavy-hooved ilk. “Their hooves dug up the dirt and … more

Wildlife officials remind residents to be bear aware in Colorado

With summer approaching, Colorado Parks and Wildlife is encouraging residents statewide to take measures to avoid unwanted encounters with bears. The department has received eight reports of … more

The future of outdoors funding is being decided by the legislature this session

It has been almost 10 years ago that Governor Hickenlooper (with the blessings of key state legislators) merged two separate state divisions into a single division. The division of parks and outdoor … more
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