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Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

If you’re in Colorado and looking to get back to nature this summer, head to your local library. Nearly 300 libraries across the state are now offering state parks passes for checkout, reports Colorodoan.com. It’s all happening through a new program launched on Monday called “Check Out State Parks.”

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Conservationists are upset by a new Colorado Parks and Wildlife effort to kill mountain lions in order to boost the mule deer population for hunting season. On the Huffington Post blog, a professor at the University of Colorado called the plan a “kill-kill” proposition.

Upland Bird Report: Eastern Colorado

Nov 13, 2013

Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists say lingering effects of a two-year drought have significantly affected pheasant populations across eastern Colorado, setting up challenging conditions for upland bird hunters who take to the field this season according a press release from the Colorado State Division of Wildlife.