Colorado Parks and Wildlife has provided an annual story package for the 2013 Big Game season. All media outlets are invited to use these for special hunting sections, websites or in regular publications.
These are general stories that provide basic information and tips to big game hunters. Topics include: care of big game meat; what hunters should do if they make a mistake in the field; proper use of off-road vehicles; common violations, and more.
Photos can also be downloaded. See instructions below.
2013 Articles include:
If you have questions about these stories or for hunting in specific areas in Colorado, you can contact one of the agency's public information specialists:
|Northeast Region (Denver, Ft. Collins, Brush)
|Southeast Region (Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Lamar, Salida)
||(303) 291- 7482|
|Northwest Region (Grand Jct, Glenwood, Craig, Steamboat)
|Southwest Region (Durango, Montrose, Monte Vista, Gunnison)
||(970) 375-6708 |
||(303) 291- 7482|
Photo Download Instructions
Below are instructions for downloading photographs from the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website.
Go to the Image Database. You can search for images by category, or you can go to "Search Images" (on the right) and enter a keyword (using the "Search All" box works best). Examples: "elk" or "hunting." (NOTE: It is NOT necessary to enter any other information.) Then, SEARCH.
A page of thumbnail photos will be displayed. Click on the photo that you want to use, and then click on the image size you want to open that image size in a new window.
There are 2 ways you can use the image:
- Download it to your computer by right-clicking on the photo; select Save Picture As; Name picture in FILE NAME field; in SAVE IN field select destination; SAVE.
- Copy the URL (picture's Web address) that is above the photo and paste into an e-mail. After pasting it, be sure to hit ENTER on your keyboard. This will activate the link (turn it a blue color) so that the active link appears in the e-mail message. The e-mail recipient can then click on the link to access the photo.
Caption information is included with each photo. Unless otherwise noted, please credit Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Questions: Joe Lewandowski, firstname.lastname@example.org, (970) 375-6708