Colorado Outdoors Podcast
CPW is a nationally recognized leader in conservation, outdoor recreation and wildlife management. The agency manages 42 state parks, all of Colorado’s 960-plus wildlife species, more than 350 state wildlife areas and a host of recreational programs from hunting and fishing to the state’s trails program, boat registrations, snowmobiles, off-highway vehicles and more. All of its management is in perpetuity for the enjoyment of Coloradans and its visitors and this podcast is dedicated to telling the stories and happenings in Colorado’s great outdoors!
Besides managing wildlife, overseeing hunting and fishing and providing recreational opportunities in 42 state parks and 350 state wildlife areas, Colorado Parks and Wildlife also provides habitat for animals.
In this episode of Colorado Outdoors we explain how we test for and respond to algae blooms and the presence of E. coli in our water system.
In this episode, we discuss current population trends, habitat use, and impacts of human disturbance on bald eagles along the state’s most densely populated corridor.
Joe arrived in Colorado in the 1970s and spent an amazing career telling stories about Colorado’s outdoors and the people who protect it.
It is also illegal to feed big game in Colorado and there are human safety risks that come when people feed wildlife.
In an inclusive effort to better inform hunters, we’re happy to be the first state in the nation to offer authentic online content straight from the local game warden.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s K9s help officers locate animals, evidence, suspects, and protect the wildlife officers of Colorado.
In this episode, we talk about boating safety and responsible water recreation. We also learn more about our Marine Evidence Recovery Team.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife offers clinics, seminars, advice, and educational outings to get you started with hunting and fishing.
In this episode, we discuss moose – a reintroduction success story in the Centennial State – and what you need to know if you ever come across a moose in the Rockies.
Mat Alldredge discusses the challenge of balancing decreasing habitats with Colorado’s exploding human populations.
We join Dr. Mike Miller, a world-renowned expert on CWD, to discuss what’s been done in the past and where management is headed in the future.
Ptarmigan live year-round from about 9,500 feet elevation and above, so studying these well-camouflaged birds is challenging ─ to say the least.
If you plan to head into the backcountry this winter, do so with safety in mind: Know before you go, recreate responsibly, and take the Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety Pledge.
Park Manager Zach Taylor tells us about Staunton’s myriad of outdoor recreation opportunities at the gorgeous, and expanding, park.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife biologists provide an update on Canada lynx in Colorado since the original reintroduction efforts.
In the episode, we’ll dive right into the pros and cons of wildfire as it relates to wildlife, aquatic life, and the health of our forests.
Fishers Peak will be a place to hike, hunt, mountain bike, watch wildlife and all the other activities that CPW properties have to offer.
Go in-depth with Director Dan Prenzlow on conservation and balancing that with the explosion in population and thirst for outdoor recreation in Colorado.
Podcast Host: Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson, an avid hunter, fly-fisherman and rancher, is the host for Colorado Outdoors Podcast.
Johnson is the director of audio broadcasting for the University of Colorado and has been the play-by-play announcer for CU’s football and men’s basketball teams since 2004.
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