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3 years 4 months ago

Colorado's wild turkeys are doing well

Turkeys aren't just plentiful on the Thanksgiving menu; they are also plenty of them in the wild these days. According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife there are more wild turkeys living in Colorado than at any time before. The DOW began working on strategies to increase the turkey...

3 years 5 months ago

Duck shot with dart at local park

Nancy Lewis Park is normally filed with families, dogs and even ducks. But lately, neighbors have noticed something out of the ordinary. One of the ducks that frequents the park has a large dart shot into its wing. "It was odd that I saw it sitting all by itself when...

3 years 7 months ago

Death sentence for momma bear and cubs

The Division of Wildlife tranquilized three bears and hauled them out of the Broadmoor neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The bears will be euthanized. The momma bear and her two cubs got into a home on Sanford Rd., sending a maid scrambling for safety. She locked herself in a bathroom, from...

3 years 8 months ago

New invader in Colorado waterways

First it was zebra mussels, then quagga mussels--now comes a new invader to Colorado lakes and streams--New Zealand mudsnails. The Colorado Division of Wildlife reports that the aquatic nuisance species was discovered at South Delaney Butte Lake in Jackson County. "The New Zealand mudsnail competes with our native...

3 years 8 months ago

Job of the Day: Aquatic Biologist

The Colorado Division of Wildlife has an opening in Pueblo for an Aquatic Biologist. You should have experience sampling aquatic wildlife, water quality, and habitat. Apply by Aug. 9 Starting pay is $4,000 - $5800 per month.

3 years 11 months ago

$1200 reward for poachers

Eight deer were slaughtered around the town of La Veta on Tuesday. The Division of Wildlife is offering a hefty reward to find those responsible. "Anyone who comes forward with information is eligible for a $1,200 cash reward from the Division of Wildlife's Operation Game Thief fund," said Lance Gatlin,...

3 years 11 months ago

Hungry bears coming out of hibernation

Bears are coming out of hibernation in Colorado and, boy, are they hungry! That's the warning of the state Division of Wildlife which is hoping you'll steer clear of the foraging bruins. Their chosen diet is berries, insects, acorns buds, plants and carrion. But if those things aren't plentiful,...

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