BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Colorado wildlife officers have tranquilized a mountain lion found in a tree on the University of Colorado campus in Boulder.
The Daily Camera reports the animal was spotted Wednesday afternoon near the Kittredge residence hall complex.
Parks and Wildlife spokeswoman Jennifer Churchill says wildlife... more »
The Colorado Division of Wildlife is looking for landowners in southeast Colorado who are willing to lease their land for hunting access for the 2011 seasons. "We are looking at the Division's ability to sustain the program and the potential for it to expand," said Lamar Area Wildlife Manager Travis... more »
DENVER (AP) - Bear hunters say it's unethical to kill an bear in its den. But after a northwest Colorado hunter killed a black bear in a cave last month, Colorado wildlife officials are moving ahead with a formal ban on den hunting.
The state Wildlife Commission decided unanimously... more »
Two young bears have been moved from a western Colorado wildlife rehabilitation center into a den, where they're expected to emerge from hibernation in a few weeks and begin fending for themselves. The 1-year-old males were taken from the Pauline S. Schneegas Wildlife Foundation near Silt to the new den... more »
A new report by a conservation group says that large tracts of land in northwest Colorado that support the country's largest mule deer and elk herds are under lease for oil and gas drilling. The Colorado Wildlife Federation says its report is intended to give the public and policymakers a... more »
An Oregon-based environmental group is suing to gain federal protection for the Colorado River cutthroat trout, found in Colorado, Wyoming and Utah. The federal lawsuit filed Tuesday in Washington, D.C., by the Center for Biological Diversity challenges a 2007 decision that kept the fish off the endangered species list. The... more »
Colorado wildlife officials say an unusually wet spring and summer in the Eastern Plains has helped improve nesting habitat for pheasants, boosting their number to the highest in years. Division of Wildlife small game manager Ed Gorman says that should translate into an exceptional year for hunters.
Population surveys... more »