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Archive for February, 2014


BIG GAME ACCESS PROGRAM CANCELLED AFTER PILOT STUDY

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – After a pilot study, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be suspending its Big Game Access Program (BGAP). BGAP was designed to evaluate the potential of a big game leasing program in southeastern Colorado and create hunting opportunities that both benefited landowners and hunters in the area. However, recent budgetary shortfalls have […]

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NCCC Fire Management Team Working in Springfield Area

On February 3rd, members of the Americorps NCCC Fire Management team arrived in the Comanche Grasslands to assist the U.S. Forest Service in maintaining several National Wilderness Areas. The team, called Earth 3, will be staying in the area until February 27th , working in the Comanche and Cimarron Grasslands, Sand Canyon, and Picket Wire. […]

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CITY OF LAMAR NAMED CPW’S SOUTHEAST REGION PARTNER OF THE YEAR

Contact Name: Abbie Walls Contact Phone: 719-227-5211 LAMAR, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is proud to announce the City of Lamar as our Southeast Region Partner of the Year. The city has worked hand in hand with Colorado Parks and Wildlife to transform a once barren area into a now popular park. North Gateway […]

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SAGE-GROUSE VIEWING TOURS OFFERED IN CRAIG

GUIDED GREATER SAGE-GROUSE VIEWING TOURS OFFERED IN CRAIG CRAIG, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife and Conservation Colorado, along with partners Rocky Mountain Wild, The Wilderness Society and Friends of Northwest Colorado is offering the public an opportunity to get a unique, close-up look at mating Greater sage-grouse during several guided viewing tours in northwest […]

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OIB Program comes to Springfield.

Support group for the Elderly with Vision disabilities. The OIB program holds monthly support groups in 7 southern Colorado counties. Baca County is one of them. The support group happens on the second Friday of the month at Springfield West. Billie Jo Bacca is the case manager and OIB specialist. The OIB program stands for […]

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2014 Colorado You Got Talent, Auditions

February 10, 2014 RE: 64 Counties over 64 Days. 2014 Colorado You Got Talent State Talent Auditions for the entire State March 1 through June 15, 2014. The Colorado You Got Talent will travel to 64 counties for auditions throughout the State in 2014. Colorado You Got Talent, a Colorado Community Competition, kicks off the […]

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David C. Walcher appointed as Arapahoe County Sheriff

ARAPAHOE COUNTY – For the first time in 12 years, there is a new sheriff in Arapahoe County. The Board of County Commissioners met Tuesday to appoint David C. Walcher as the new sheriff of Arapahoe County. Sheriff J. Grayson Robinson is retiring after more than 40 years of service. Walcher will officially take over […]

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