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Author: Bill Vogrin - DNR


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Pheasant hunt

My First Pheasant Hunt

Will I do it again? Absolutely. I still don’t have the gear, but now that I know what I need, it is less concerning.

Boreal Toad tadpoles

Restoring the State-endangered Boreal Toad

CPW aquatic biologists, staff and volunteers headed up a steep mountain, each loaded with large bags of water filled with squirming, Boreal toad tadpoles.

Rare Hayden Creek Cutthroat Trout

On Jenny’s back were large saddle tanks packed with 2,000 rare Hayden Creek cutthroat trout and pressurized steel canisters pumping oxygen into the water.

Your Fishin’ is Our Mission

Thanks to huge, visually stunning images adorning Colorado Parks and Wildlife hatchery trucks, the fish are now doing the catching – eye-catching, that is.

Re-establishing Lesser Prairie Chickens

CPW biologists spend months catching lesser prairie chickens in Kansas to release in Colorado after state’s population dropped to single digits.

Burrowing Owls

From the passenger seat of a pickup truck going 60 m.p.h. down a southeast Colorado highway, April Estep scanned the landscape using her hand to

Bighorn Sheep Rodeo

It didn’t look like the typical nitty-gritty work of wildlife conservation. For a few chaotic minutes, it looked like the “Bighorn Sheep Rodeo.” And it

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