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Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Yes, There Are Thousands Of Goldfish In This Lake

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.08.2015 | Green

It may look like a hallucination, but there are indeed thousands of goldfish in this Boulder, Colorado, lake. COURTESY OF COLORADO PARKS AND WI...

The Latest From the Legislative Loonies: 'A Good Bear is a Dead Bear!'

David Petersen | Posted 05.02.2015 | Denver
David Petersen

HB 15-1099 represents dishonest, special-interest legislation typical of what we've come to expect from the radical right-wing aggie pols, who "conservative" hunters persist in helping put in office, ironically, often to their own loss.

Good News for Wolverines Out West

Caitlin Balch-Burnett | Posted 07.03.2013 | Denver
Caitlin Balch-Burnett

Now is the time to work on the long-term effort of helping wolverines reclaim snowy alpine refuges that are unlikely to persist in a warming world.

LOOK: Rare Lynx Sighting In Colorado Photo Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2013 | Denver

A retired National Park Service employee snapped a photo of a rare sighting of two lynx in southwest Colorado last weekend and the picture has gone vi...

Boulder Cop's Text Hours Before Shooting Elk: 'He's Gonna Die'

The Boulder Daily Camera | MITCHELL BYARS | Posted 03.21.2013 | Denver

On Wednesday, Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said prosecutors were waiting to decide on charges in the Mapleton elk shooting until they receiv...

Elk-Gate: Some Boulder Cops Heard The Elk-Killing Plan

The Boulder Daily Camera | Erica Meltzer | Posted 03.22.2013 | Denver

One of the Boulder police officers arrested on felony charges in connection with the shooting of an elk in Mapleton Hill earlier this month told other...

Officers Arrested In Elk-Gate Shooting

Posted 03.20.2013 | Denver

Two Boulder Police officers were arrested and bonded out in the case of the Mapleton elk shooting, Boulder District Attorney Stan Garnett said Friday ...

Elk Shot By Police Mourned At Candlelight Vigil

The Boulder Daily Camera | Amy Bounds | Posted 03.09.2013 | Denver

A couple hundred people turned out tonight to light candles, sing and tell stories as they mourned a beloved bull elk killed on Mapleton Hill in Bould...

2 Officers Suspended Over Boulder Elk Shooting

The Boulder Daily Camera | Mitchell Byars | Posted 03.06.2013 | Denver

The two Boulder police officers involved in the shooting of an elk on Mapleton Avenue late Tuesday were placed on paid administrative leave today pend...

Heeere fishy fishy fishy: Fish For Free This Weekend

Posted 06.01.2012 | Denver

Fishing for something fun to do this weekend? Something outdoorsy, yet relaxed? Grab a six pack and head for the water, folks, because a bunch of trou...

'Over The River' Art Project Is Approved

AP | Posted 12.07.2011 | Denver

DENVER — The Colorado State Land Board has approved two leases for the artist Christo's proposed Over the River project, which would temporarily...