Colorado Division of Wildlife http://kunc.org en Group Sounds Alarm to Deer, Antelope Population Declines http://kunc.org/post/group-sounds-alarm-deer-antelope-population-declines <p>A new study by the <a href="http://www.nwf.org">National Wildlife Federation</a> finds there have been alarming declines in mule deer and pronghorn antelope populations in Colorado and Wyoming over the past three decades.&nbsp; Fri, 12 Aug 2011 18:48:11 +0000 Kirk Siegler 12810 at http://kunc.org Group Sounds Alarm to Deer, Antelope Population Declines Division of Wildlife Grants Help Reduce Big Game and Agriculture Clashes http://kunc.org/post/division-wildlife-grants-help-reduce-big-game-and-agriculture-clashes <p>The Colorado Division of Wildlife&rsquo;s Habitat Partnership Program, or HPP, is awarding grants with the goal of keeping big game animals from coming into conflict with agricultural operations. Tue, 21 Jun 2011 14:30:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 9952 at http://kunc.org Division of Wildlife Grants Help Reduce Big Game and Agriculture Clashes DOW Launches New Bear Study http://kunc.org/post/dow-launches-new-bear-study <p>The<a href="http://wildlife.state.co.us/"> Colorado Division of Wildlife</a> is launching a five-year study of black bears to determine how to reduce conflicts between the bears and humans. Wed, 25 May 2011 18:53:35 +0000 Brian Larson 8597 at http://kunc.org DOW Launches New Bear Study House Committee Hears Testimony on DOW/State Park Merger http://kunc.org/post/house-committee-hears-testimony-dowstate-park-merger <p>A House Committee will hear testimony this afternoon on a proposed merger between the Colorado Division of Wildlife and Colorado State Parks.</p><p>The move requires approval from both the House and Senate, which passed the measure in April. Proponents say that it would makes services more efficient, and could save the state up to $3 million every year.</p> Mon, 02 May 2011 12:00:00 +0000 Grace Hood 7276 at http://kunc.org House Committee Hears Testimony on DOW/State Park Merger Bear Hunting Proposal Sparks Debate http://kunc.org/post/bear-hunting-proposal-sparks-debate <p>A bill to expand the state&rsquo;s bear hunting season ignited a passionate debate from agriculture producers and animal rights groups on Monday.&nbsp; Proponents say it&rsquo;ll help curb the growing bear population, but opponents worry the measure could harm female bears and orphan cubs.&nbsp;</p><p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-964053.mp3</p><p> Tue, 19 Apr 2011 12:56:14 +0000 Bente Birkeland 6731 at http://kunc.org Bear Hunting Proposal Sparks Debate