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Money Saving Deals & Discounts at the Fair

The 2016 Colorado State Fair is offering money-saving discounts every day to help the Fair fit within the family budget.

"Tickets to most Colorado State Fair events include gate admission and access to our many free attractions," said State Fair General Manager, Sarah Cummings. "Plus, we offer a wide variety of daily deals and discounts to give fair-goers even more value for their dollar."

The 2016 State Fair offers these special deals and discounts:

Pueblo Bank & Trust Fun 4 Pack

How Not to Get Lost in The Woods

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By Chris Parmeter, District Wildlife Manager

Colorado Parks and Wildlife

In the 1980 movie classic, "The Mountain Men", the character Henry Frapp is

questioned by a young green horn: "Haven't you ever been lost?" Frapp scratches

his whiskers and after a recollecting pause, replies, "A fearsome confused for a

month or two... but I ain't ever been lost!"

For the fur trappers, wandering through a vast and unexplored country, "lost"

would have been something of an oxymoron. Not knowing where you were was a

Seminars Offered for New Hunters

PROMO Hunting - Elk

Colorado Parks and Wildlife's northeast region is offering some upcoming seminars to help new hunters get out into the field with counsel and confidence. Come join us and find out why hunters come from around the country to hunt Colorado.

 

WHAT: Elk Hunting 101- for the New Big Game Hunter

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 1, 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

WHERE: Hunter Education Classroom, 6060 Broadway, Denver

Canyons & Plains Regional Meeting Notes

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Canyons & Plains of Southeast Colorado held their Regional Meeting in Ordway, Colorado on Thursday, August 11. The program was a photo presentation presented by Richard and KiKi Medina. This was a very informative program highlighting the events that have been held in Crowley County this year. We now know that Lake Meredith is the only seaplane port in Colorado.

Free Entertainment at the Colorado State Fair

The Colorado State Fair kicks off next week with a wide variety of free events that are sure to please every fair goer. 

Free opportunities include:

*The Agricultural Pavilion, presented by the Colorado Department of Agriculture, provides the ultimate experience for ag education.  The young and young-at-heart can be a farmer for a day, visit the petting zoo, and learn how agriculture plays a role in all our lives.

Input Sought for Funding Wildlife Management, Conservation

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife is seeking sportsmen's input on funding the future of wildlife management and conservation in Colorado. Hunters, anglers or anyone that would like to learn more about the financial challenges facing the state's wildlife management agency is invited to attend a discussion with CPW representatives, Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6 p.m. at Grand County CSU Extension Office, 210 11 Street in Kremmling.