Credit Courtesy of International Sportsmen's Expositions
Thousands of hunters and anglers will convene in Denver later this week for the annual International Sportsmen’s Expo. The event comes as many sportsmen’s groups are fighting expanded oil and gas development on western public lands.
A bill to expand the state’s bear hunting season ignited a passionate debate from agriculture producers and animal rights groups on Monday. Proponents say it’ll help curb the growing bear population, but opponents worry the measure could harm female bears and orphan cubs.