Wildlife

Animal pelts stolen from Durango wildlife museum

More than a dozen animal pelts were stolen last week from the Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum run by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Pelts from a bobcat, Alaskan gray wolf, mountain lion...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2018 | UPDATED: 6 days 20 hours ago | CATEGORY: Local News

Early dusk increases wildlife collision danger

With Daylight Saving Time ending early Sunday, Colorado residents will lose an hour of sunlight in the evenings, which means wildlife movement at dusk will likely conflict with high rush-hour...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Photos: Catch-free kokanee

DATE: Nov. 2, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

Fish kill in Boulder County related to Superfund site water

BOULDER – Colorado and federal officials say contaminated water released from a federal Superfund cleanup site in Boulder County is likely to blame for a fish kill that occurred earlier this week....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Hunter mistakenly kills moose in Silverton

A hunter from Farmington shot a moose that he mistook for a bull elk last weekend outside of Silverton. Colorado Parks and Wildlife said Thursday that the hunter, Bruce Black, self-reported the...

DATE: Oct. 25, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

BLM to use helicopters to finish wild horse roundup

GRAND JUNCTION – The Bureau of Land Management plans to use a helicopter to round up additional wild horses to be removed from rangeland in western Colorado. The Daily Sentinel in Grand Junction...

DATE: Oct. 13, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Ranchers, U.S. square off over fencing at national preserve

ALBUQUERQUE – Miles of fencing separating a national preserve from forested grazing pastures in northern New Mexico have been compromised over the years by wildfire, falling trees and herds of elk....

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Court upholds protection for rare bird in Colorado, Utah

DENVER – A rare bird found only in Colorado and Utah will stay on the endangered species list, at least for now, a U.S. district judge said Friday. The judge upheld a 2014 decision by the U.S. Fish...

DATE: Sept. 30, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe forest ordered to consider impacts on salamander

SANTA FE – A federal judge is ordering the Santa Fe National Forest to consider how the management of roads and trails across the northern New Mexico forest will affect an endangered salamander....

DATE: Sept. 27, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Santa Fe seeks to rid city of renegade gophers

SANTA FE – Officials in New Mexico’s capital have declared war on gophers. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the city of Santa Fe is considering hiring a contractor with a mission to eradicate the...

DATE: Sept. 20, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Wyoming guide dead after bear attack; Florida hunter hurt

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming authorities say a hunting guide has been found dead after he and a client were attacked by a bear. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the body of 37-year-old Mark Uptain...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Chihuahua survives mountain lion attack northeast of Durango

An 11-pound Chihuahua named Spits is on the mend after being attacked last week by a mountain lion, narrowly surviving. Laurie Cullum was out for a walk the evening of Aug. 28 with her two dogs on...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2018 | CATEGORY: Local News

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