CO Parks & Wildlife http://krcc.org en Parks & Wildlife Suspends Big Game Access Program http://krcc.org/post/parks-wildlife-suspends-big-game-access-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Recent budgetary shortfalls have forced Colorado Parks and Wildlife to end the Big Game Access Program.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">KRCC’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Rachel </span>Gonchar<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span><br />&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Big Game Access Program, or BGAP, was intended to evaluate the potential of landowners leasing properties in southeastern Colorado to allow for big game hunting.</span></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:39:43 +0000 Rachel Gonchar 15708 at http://krcc.org Parks & Wildlife Suspends Big Game Access Program Parks & Wildlife Commissioners Talk Drones http://krcc.org/post/parks-wildlife-commissioners-talk-drones <p></p><p>The Colorado Parks and Wildlife commission talked drones at their meeting last week in Lamar. As KRCC’s Maggie Spencer reports, any potential vote won’t happen until next year.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>The Commission is looking ahead with regards to the use of drones in hunting. Spokesman Randy Hampton says they’ve not seen it in the field yet, but the commission is looking to implement proactive regulation.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:25:14 +0000 Maggie Spencer 11579 at http://krcc.org Parks & Wildlife Commissioners Talk Drones Parks & Wildlife to Consider Banning Drones for Hunting http://krcc.org/post/parks-wildlife-consider-banning-drones-hunting <p></p><p>The use of drones to help hunt wildlife may soon be illegal. &nbsp;KRCC’s Eliza Densmore reports.<br />&nbsp;</p><p>The use of unmanned aerial vehicles to help locate and kill game is not regulated,&nbsp;but the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is expected to take up the issue before the practice becomes popular.</p><p>Director of the Colorado Outfitters Association Dick Ray says he sees the possible move as proactive and that drones take away from the true purpose of hunting.</p> Thu, 14 Nov 2013 15:09:17 +0000 Eliza Densmore 11380 at http://krcc.org Parks & Wildlife to Consider Banning Drones for Hunting New Trail Maps Available from Colorado Parks & Wildlife http://krcc.org/post/new-trail-maps-available-colorado-parks-wildlife <p>Colorado Parks and Wildlife has released 60 new trail maps that now highlight new trail uses and features. KRCC’s Maggie Spencer has more.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://parks.state.co.us/Trails/TrailMapLinks/Pages/TrailMapLinks.aspx" target="_blank">The new trail maps</a> integrate more information than the earlier versions and are now online.</p><p>Colorado Parks and Wildlife spokesman Randy Hampton says the maps’ compatibility to GPS make them more helpful to trail users.</p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 21:53:00 +0000 Maggie Spencer 11350 at http://krcc.org New Trail Maps Available from Colorado Parks & Wildlife