Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife http://kajx.org en Helicopters Part of Annual Wildlife Count http://kajx.org/post/helicopters-part-annual-wildlife-count <p class="p1">Most hunting seasons are winding down, but things are just getting busy at the Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife. The agency is starting up its annual survey of animals across the state, which can require something called<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;“net-gunning.” Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher talks with Division Spokesman Mike </span>Porras<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:05:35 +0000 Elise Thatcher 11406 at http://kajx.org Helicopters Part of Annual Wildlife Count Drought Prompts Study of Gold Medal Fishery near Basalt http://kajx.org/post/drought-prompts-study-gold-medal-fishery-near-basalt <p>This Fall, a local river conservation group is keeping a close eye on the Fryingpan River. This follows last year's drought that brought the levels on the river down. The low flows affected fish, aquatic insects and possibly the local economy. The Fryingpan is considered Gold Medal fishing waters. It draws people from around the world to fly fish there. Aspen Public Radio's Marci Krivonen reports.</p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:58:51 +0000 Marci Krivonen 9571 at http://kajx.org Drought Prompts Study of Gold Medal Fishery near Basalt Hunting Outfitters Worried About Boycott After New Gun Laws http://kajx.org/post/hunting-outfitters-worried-about-boycott-after-new-gun-laws <p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Hunters in Colorado are threatening to boycott the state this year over new gun laws... and if they make good on their promise the protest could end up hurting wildlife across the state. </span><span class="s1" style="line-height: 1.5;">The fees hunters pay make up more than half of the state’s wildlife budget.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><i style="line-height: 1.5;">Below is a transcript of reporter Elise Thatcher's story:</i></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:22:26 +0000 Elise Thatcher 12642 at http://kajx.org