Colorado Parks and Wildlife using an eye in the sky to watch over wildlife

Colorado Parks and Wildlife is now able to use a drone to keep a watchful eye on wildlife.

Donning a set of hi-res goggles while handling the sensitive controls, a CPW officer recently got an overhead look at bighorn sheep during a census effort in western Colorado Springs.

Getting up into the terrain of Queens Canyon and Glen Eyrie safely for an accurate count of the animals can be tricky. Plus, there‚Äôs the challenge of bringing in and coordinating dozens of biologists and volunteers spread out across inaccessible cliffs and valleys, armed only with binoculars, in the hopes of seeing every animal …

Colorado Parks and Wildlife using an eye in the sky to watch over wildlife

KOAA News 5 (Colorado Springs, CO) | Nov. 29, 2018

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