outdoors

CPW Supports Proposal to Expand Baca County Hunting, Fishing Opportunities

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife is pleased to support the recent proposed expansion of hunting and fishing opportunities at Baca, Alamosa and Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuges in Colorado by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).

CPW's Director Bob Broscheid said FWS and the National Wildlife Refuge system are important partners in conserving and managing Colorado's wildlife communities.

Statewide Crackdown on Boating Under the Influence Deemed Successful

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Marine law enforcement in Colorado scored another success with Operation Dry Water, the nationwide crackdown on people boating under the influence (BUI) of alcohol or drugs. Agencies and organizations from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of Guam, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands participated in this year's effort, held June 24 to 26.  

Sand Creek to Host Program on Fort Larned

Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site Near Eads, Colorado

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, the National Park Service has launched the Find Your Park campaign. The Park Service is inviting Americans to discover parks near them. With this in mind, Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site (NHS) in southeastern Colorado has partnered with Fort Larned National Historic Site (NHS) in western Kansas to link two national parks that share common bonds of turmoil during the Civil War and Indian Wars.

1,500 Ways to Participate in Colorado State Fair General Entry Competitions

The Colorado State Fair's General Entry Department provides an opportunity for all Coloradans to participate in the Fair. Whether its needle arts, floriculture, field crops, pantry, or a number of cooking competitions, there's room for anyone who wants to compete for blue ribbon glory.