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New agency seeks input on merger of parks, wildlife

By Staff

Now that the merger between the Division of Wildlife and the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation has been completed, the newly minted Division of Parks and Wildlife wants to know what you think about it. Hmmm. Better late than never, one ...


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Lake of the Woods Trail not your typical Grand Mesa trail

By Bill Haggerty

Looking for a “typical” Grand Mesa National Forest trail? One that meanders up and down short dark-timbered hills that spill into broad, wet mountain meadows? A trail where the crest of a rocky ridge towers along one side and the ...


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Crooked Creek Pass perfect place for summer getaway

By Bill Haggerty

There was a crooked man and he walked a crooked mile, He found a crooked sixpence upon a crooked stile. He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse. And they all lived together in a little crooked house. I could not remember that ...


DOW working to solve decline in mule deer herds

By Dave Buchanan

A meeting Monday night in Meeker might help to explain what’s happening to the West’s mule deer herds. Colorado Division of Wildlife biologists are set to talk about challenges facing the White River deer herd, Colorado’s ...


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Gnats bugging you? Escape with bug-free (for now) Mesa Creek hike

By Bill Haggerty

PEST is just another four-letter word for GNAT. Gnat, of course, is just another four-letter word for those no-see-ums that have recently returned to the monuments and deserts of the Colorado Plateau on the south side of the mighty Colorado ...


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Wildlife Commission approves mitigation plans for diversions on upper Colorado River

By Dave Buchanan

The late, lamented Colorado River. Sounds strange in this year of neck-deep snows and waist-deep floods. But even high water isn’t enough to save the Colorado. For that, you’ll need deep pockets. When the Colorado Wildlife ...


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Forget the dirty air, follow these tips in Colorado National Monument

By Bill Haggerty

I know I’m going out on a limb here, but I think breathing dirty air is probably a health risk. Now, I don’t want to sound like one of those flamin’ liberals, but when I see flamin’ Arizona forest fires on the news, ...


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Lunch Loop Bike Park close to town, offers perfect quick getaway from work

By Bill Haggerty

Although a majority of recreational users ride mountain bikes here, my business partner George Rau, his wife Elaine, and their dog Good Boy, hike one of the trails in the Lunch Loop area just about every day. My buddy Geoff Tischbein and his ...


Update on DOW and state parks merger may be topic in workshop

By Dave Buchanan

The Colorado Wildlife Commission finds itself in Grand Junction this month, holding its regular summer workshop at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday at the DoubleTree Hotel. Because it’s a workshop, not a full meeting, the agenda is pretty ...


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Work in restoring and beautifying Colorado’s riverfront never ends

By Bill Haggerty

Plant the seed. When people first settled Colorado, the only place to survive our harsh winters was along the river. Every town and city in this state is located along a river. Denver was founded on the banks of the South Platte, Montrose was ...


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