Geographical Location: Central Mountain & Plains

March 23, 2023

Colorado investing $1 million to reduce human-bear conflict

Grants will go to small community projects across the state

February 17, 2023

When plague wiped out prairie dogs, the entire ecosystem changed

The loss of prairie dogs influenced vegetation and other wildlife

February 16, 2023

Utah bans ‘shed antler’ hunting due to extreme weather

Cold weather and increased snowpack threaten deer

February 13, 2023

Utah wildlife officials prosecuting nine poaching cases

Many of the incidences were discovered thanks to tips from the general public

September 30, 2022

Wyoming wildlife photos

Wildlifers often get a view of the natural world few others do. If they have a camera in hand, they come away with some amazing glimpses of wildlife in their...

June 14, 2022

New project focuses on Prairie Pothole conservation

The Natural Resources Conservation Service is teaming with Ducks Unlimited to help farmers and ranchers restore grasslands and make other improvements to benefit birds in the Prairie Pothole region. The...

May 17, 2022

Drought effecting South Dakota wildlife

An ongoing drought in South Dakota is taking a toll on wildlife in the state. The Forest Service reports that the grouse population—including greater prairie-chickens (Tympanuchus cupido) and sharp-tailed grouse...

May 17, 2022

Wild Cam: Species shift active time in cities

For urban wildlife, adapting to city life means changing the times of day when they would usually be active in more natural settings. “In order for species to function within...

May 12, 2022

WSB: Age and sex affect survival of translocated grouse

Two decades of Gunnison sage-grouse translocation have revealed that when it comes to survival, you can’t teach an old grouse new tricks. Tony Apa has been involved with boosting Gunnison...

May 11, 2022

TWS reflects on racial insensitivity at recent conference

The Director of Colorado Parks and Wildlife made racially insensitive remarks at last month’s Colorado Parks and Wildlife Partners in the Outdoors Conference that resulted in a CPW employee feeling...