Based in Durango, Colorado, Trails 2000 is a
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March 12, 2018
Ever wonder why certain trails in Durango have seasonal wildlife closures? During the winter months, deer and elk need safe harbors and seasonal wildlife closures are essential for the animals to survive. Even when there is no snow on the ground these areas are critical for animals to make it through the winter. That’s why Trails 2000 this week launched an informational and educational video campaign aimed at educating and inspiring users to follow certain etiquette and safety guidelines when traveling on trails in Durango and the surrounding area. The first video, “It’s Up To Me,” highlights the importance of abiding by the winter seasonal wildlife closures.
The seasonal wildlife closures remain in effect until April 15 on the following areas:
Animas City Mountain
Twin Buttes Area
Bodo State Wildlife Areas
Stay tuned! In a few weeks, Trails 2000 will launch the second video, entitled “Got Leash?,” to highlight the importance of keeping dogs on a leash while on the trail. Campaign videos were made possible through Trails 2000 receipt of the Partners in the Outdoors grant from the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association (CPRA) in partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW). The videos were produced by Coldstream Creative and include local talent.
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