Calling all hunters and anglers: the Department of Parks and Wildlife wants your input and some volunteers.
They're hosting a meeting this Thursday where sportsmen can tell the Department what their concerns are; it's an open discussion so any topic is welcome, including wildlife management issues and access opportunities.
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A 71-year-old Cascade man got a rude awakening Thursday night. John Fisher was startled awake by a crash in the night; when he went to investigate, he found himself nose-to-nose with a huge black bear.
"It walked up these stairs and I met him at the corner right there.... more »
An unusual looking snake has been appearing near Hanover
"Out by the driveway," says Jim Day, a Hanover resident pointing to the spot in the driveway where he saw one of them.
Day has seen a lot of rattlesnakes, but this one was different.
"A neighbor had... more »
Lisa Berg and Jeff Snyder take their dog Reka, a Malamute/Husky mix, hiking everyday. She has even climbed with Jeff to the top of some 14'ers. But on Saturday, their hike in the Pike National Forest near their home in Divide went terribly wrong.
"He heard a gun shot... more »
"I came over here to trim up my daisies," Heidi Reagan says as she walks towards her garden, but she found a surprise in her east Colorado Springs backyard. It was a dead skunk, and it's concerning to her because she's hearing about more animals getting rabies.
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Richard and Sally Pfeiffer found a big surprise in their pool last week; it was a two- to three-year old black bear.
"He was in the lower end here, sitting for quite a while," says Richard Pfeiffer.
Sally snapped a picture. They say the bear has shown off... more »