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For what is now the fifth year, a seasonal ban is in place on the collection of shed antlers in western Colorado, a measure aimed to reduce impacts on big game and other wildlife as they already are coping with winter conditions.

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Charles Zelenka has lived right up against a mountainside in the community of No Name east of Glenwood Springs in Glenwood Canyon, and he’s used to seeing wildlife in his yard.

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Thanks to a fairly new Grand Junction charitable program, hunters have the opportunity to enjoy not only the thrill of the hunt but the good feeling of contributing their game meat to a good cause.

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With cross-country trips widely discouraged around the nation because of COVID-19’s continued presence, Colorado Parks and Wildlife anticipated a potential drop-off in hunting applications and ensuing license draws, especially from those from outside the state.

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Moose Day is coming to Grand Mesa and will be packed full of fun information.

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Playing outside is an important part of growing up — there’s a wealth of evidence that time spent outdoors increases resiliency, promotes mental health and teaches children skills that will help them grow into happy and healthy adults.

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The Bureau of Land Management has acquired a 160-acre private parcel of land along Escalante Creek southwest of Delta, in the Dominguez-Escalante National Conservation Area, using Land and Water Conservation Fund money.

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GLENWOOD CANYON — For the first time since 2020, the popular Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon will open to hikers June 25, barring any major weather or natural events.

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Who doesn’t love a juicy, delicious cheeseburger? Food is necessary to our survival, and each meal can be a tasty and creative eating adventure.

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It’s April, and with it comes the arrival of spring — finally! Daffodil bulbs are emerging, bees are searching for pollen, hawks and owls are nesting, and rivers are beginning to flow with runoff. April is the month to reflect on all the benefits we get from nature and appreciate our surroun…

Nature can be a great outdoor classroom for our children. It is a win anytime you take a child on a field trip in a forest or local park, but it is even more of a bonus when you can tie an outdoor adventure with something they are learning in school — like math.

Efforts to rebuild the Hanging Lake Trail in Glenwood Canyon that was severely damaged during last summer’s debris flows in the Grizzly Creek Fire burn scar received a big boost last week from Great Outdoors Colorado.

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They love their jobs! The foresters, wildlife biologists, recreation specialists, hydrologists, archeologists, wildland firefighters, engineers, park rangers — just to name a few who have careers working in the outdoors. These positions can be with state or federal agencies, tribal governmen…

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A bountiful blanket of snow on Grand Mesa is proving to be a foundation of white gold for the winter-recreation industry, not to mention snow-removal operators.

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When most of us think of snow, we think of fluffy six-sided flakes collecting on our nose and eyelashes, snow families popping up on our lawns and winter conditions arriving in the mountains. What you might not know is that our view of snow is limited by our language.

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The welders are happy to show their boss the final piece of what’s been a two-year project. The massive steel structure is ready for shipping to finish off the multi-year construction of one of the largest gondolas in the country, stretching between two resort villages at California’s Palisa…

It might be winter and a little brisk outside, but that doesn't mean it's not time for a little target and shooting practice at the Cameo Shooting Range.

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There’s a little more access to outdoor adventure in Grand Junction as local motorcycle enthusiasts now have the opportunity to get their adrenaline rush and hone their riding skills in a new off highway vehicle (OHV) Endurocross obstacle course. It’s one mile north of the cattle guard on 27¼ Road.

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Whether you’re a lifelong angler, or you’ve never picked up a rod and reel in your life, fishing can be a great way to spend time with your family and get outside to enjoy nature.

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Temp
Sun
66°
96°
Sun
96°/66°
Clear. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:20:07 AM

Sunset: 08:18:49 PM

Humidity: 36%

Wind: ESE @ 6 mph

UV Index: 0 Low

Sunday Night

Clear skies. Low 66F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

Mon
68°
99°
Mon
99°/68°
Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 0%

Sunrise: 06:21:01 AM

Sunset: 08:17:39 PM

Humidity: 22%

Wind: NNE @ 9 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Monday Night

Clear skies. Low 68F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Tue
71°
100°
Tue
100°/71°
Mainly sunny. Highs 98 to 102F and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 2%

Sunrise: 06:21:56 AM

Sunset: 08:16:27 PM

Humidity: 20%

Wind: SSW @ 8 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Tuesday Night

Mostly clear skies. Low 71F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph.

Wed
71°
98°
Wed
98°/71°
A few clouds. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 15%

Sunrise: 06:22:50 AM

Sunset: 08:15:15 PM

Humidity: 25%

Wind: SSW @ 9 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Wednesday Night

Mostly cloudy skies early, then partly cloudy after midnight. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 71F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Thu
70°
96°
Thu
96°/70°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 24%

Sunrise: 06:23:45 AM

Sunset: 08:14:01 PM

Humidity: 30%

Wind: SSW @ 10 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Thursday Night

Scattered thunderstorms in the evening. Partly cloudy skies overnight. Low near 70F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

Fri
69°
92°
Fri
92°/69°
Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.

Chance of Rain: 20%

Sunrise: 06:24:40 AM

Sunset: 08:12:46 PM

Humidity: 35%

Wind: S @ 9 mph

UV Index: 8 Very High

Friday Night

Partly to mostly cloudy. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low 69F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

Sat
70°
95°
Sat
95°/70°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Chance of Rain: 15%

Sunrise: 06:25:35 AM

Sunset: 08:11:31 PM

Humidity: 33%

Wind: S @ 9 mph

UV Index: 9 Very High

Saturday Night

A few clouds from time to time. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. Low near 70F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.

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