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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Division of Wildlife’

Don’t feed wildlife

Dow reminds residents: don't feed wildlife DURANGO, Colo. -- As Colorado enters the snowy transition between winter and spring, the Colorado Division of Wildlife is reminding citizens that feeding wildlife in Colorado is not only illegal but can also harm wildlife. Native species are adapted to survive the long months of privation that winter brings. While sick, old or weak individuals may succumb to the stresses of winter, local populations generally meet the spring ready to begin ... Full Story

Mink Attack in rural Berthoud

Mink Attack in rural Berthoud

  Minks kill two dozen chickens  By Sharlynn Wamsley A beautiful Christmas wreath sits over the door of the chicken barn at Kathy and Bill Busch’s house, but the peace and joy of the season has been seriously damaged. It wasn’t the Grinch that stole Christmas this year – it was a mink. Over the course of two nights 25 of Busch’s flock of 30 chickens were killed; some disappeared, the remaining decapitated. Nine were killed the first night, and they suspected Major, a ... Full Story

Reward Offered for Elk Poaching in Estes Park

Reward Offered for Elk Poaching in Estes Park

(Nov. 9, 2010) — The Humane Society of the United States and The Humane Society Wildlife Land Trust are offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for poaching a bull elk in downtown Estes Park, Colo. This offer adds to an existing $5,000 reward being offered by the Colorado Division of Wildlife’s Operation Game Thief. The Case: According to the Colorado Division of Wildlife, on or around Oct. 15, a ... Full Story

DOW meeting in Berthoud

DOW meeting in Berthoud

Colorado Division of Wildlife Commissioner Bob Streeter will hold a public meeting Monday in Berthoud to hear constituents' concerns about wildlife issues in the northeast region. Streeter, who represents northern and northeastern Colorado and the public at large, will discuss landowner vouchers, recent issues from the angler roundtables for the five-year fishing regulation plan, management of state wildlife areas and any other issues of concern. Streeter is a retired wildlife ... Full Story

Coyote Activity Increases in the Spring

News from the Colorado Division of Wildlife The Colorado Division of Wildlife is asking people to take precautions when living or recreating in coyote country. From coyote attacks on pets to aggressive coyotes approaching people, the Division is receiving increasing calls about coyote activity. "Spring is denning season for coyotes and with new pups in the dens, coyotes will behave more aggressively," explained John Broderick, Terrestrial Program Manager for the Division of Wildlife. ... Full Story

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