Event Celebrates Grand Mesa’s Moose Population

Jul 24, 2015

A bull moose.
Credit Kent Miller / NPS

The moose population on the Grand Mesa is growing. The area is home to more than 400 of the large animals. This Saturday, July 25 is the sixth annual Grand Mesa Moose Day event. 

It features viewing opportunities and safety tips, informational hikes and activities for kids. It starts at 10 a.m. and goes until 3 p.m. at the Forest Service Visitor Center atop the mesa.

KVNF's Laura Palmisano to Brad Petch, a senior wildlife biologist with Colorado Parks and Wildlife, to learn more about moose in the state.