Benn Conner stopped to catch his breath and looked up the mountain.

Hopeful big-game hunters should know by now whether or not they drew their most desired license in Colorado Parks and Wildlife's annual limited licenses draw.

The United States Department of Interior presented a check for $29 million to the Colorado Parks and Wildlife on March 20 stating that the funding is "critical to CPW's efforts for wildlife conservation, research, habitat preservation" as well as for supporting hunting and fishing programs.