Hunting http://aspenpublicradio.org en Women Target for Hunting & Fishing Skills http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/women-target-hunting-fishing-skills <p>The number of women who are hunting and fishing is growing and in some years is outpacing the number of men who receive hunting licenses.&nbsp; This trend hasn’t been missed by Colorado’s Division of Parks and Wildlife which relies heavily on license sales to fund its management of wild lands.&nbsp; Earlier this week, Parks and Wildlife hosted a free hunting and fishing clinic for women in Basalt.&nbsp; Dorothy Atkins went along and filed this report.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:03:30 +0000 Dorothy Atkins 21699 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Women Target for Hunting & Fishing Skills Helicopters Part of Annual Wildlife Count http://aspenpublicradio.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://aspenpublicradio.org Helicopters Part of Annual Wildlife Count Hunting Outfitters Worried About Boycott After New Gun Laws http://aspenpublicradio.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://aspenpublicradio.org