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Southern Shooting Partnership announces formation; launches public listening tour

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The Southern Shooting Partnership - a group of counties, state and federal agencies and public utilities working to develop safe, recreational sport shooting facilities in the Pikes Peak region - announced Tuesday it will launch a listening tour in December to gather public input on recreational sport shooting.

The first event in the tour will be a December 7 public meeting in Calhan to discuss Colorado Parks and Wildlife's proposal to develop a free, unsupervised public shooting range at the Ramah State Wildlife Area in northeastern El Paso County.

Hunters impacted by Silver Creek Fire can seek license refunds

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Due to an extensive land and road closure caused by the Silver Creek Fire, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will offer hunters who hold licenses for Game Management Unit 27 the opportunity to request a license refund or preference points restoration up to the day before the season begins, effective immediately.

Deer hunters: watch for mandatory chronic wasting disease testing information

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) will be conducting mandatory chronic wasting disease (CWD) testing again during the 2018 hunting season in an effort to continue collecting more information about CWD and how it may be affecting our herds. Voluntary and mandatory sampling is critical for data collection on this disease that impacts the long-term health of our herds.

Hunting Black Bears in Colorado – What to Know for the 2018 Season

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Hunting the American Black Bear in Colorado is an experience that's both thrilling and rewarding. Due to the state's abundant black bear population, there are plenty of opportunities to secure a trophy or two.

About Colorado's 2018 Black Bear Hunting Season

The timeline for the 2018 Colorado bear hunting season is as follows:

*      Rifle Limited (by draw): September 2-30 

*      Archery (over-the-counter with caps): September 2-30