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Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to meet July 10 - 11 in Crested Butte
DENVER, Colo. - The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will discuss a citizen petition requesting remote control model watercraft as an aid to fishing, finalizing regulatory changes requested by stakeholders in the falconry community, adopting regulatory changes allowing the launching of paragliders from the Bodo State Wildlife Area, and discussing regulations pertaining to the display of OHV use permits on different vehicle types. The commission will also discuss regulations related to allowing leashed dogs on select trails at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, prohibiting fishing at the ponds within the dog off-leash area at Chatfield State Park, restricting watercraft to hand-launched vessels on the Chatfield State Park ponds, removing the boating seasonal closure at Jackson Lake State Park, and defining and allowing incidental commercial use at state parks without a cooperative or special use agreement at its July meeting in Crested Butte.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 4 p.m. on July 10 at the Elevation Hotel and Spa, 500 Gothic Road, in Crested Butte. The meeting will reconvene at the same location at 8:30 a.m. on July 11 and will adjourn at 10:30 a.m.

Additional agenda items include:

Department of Natural Resources Update
Department of Agriculture Update
GOCO Update
Financial Update
The Science Behind Big Game Management Planning (part 2 of 3)
IPAWS Update and Overview of Applications Received for the 2018 Big Game Limited License Drawing
Executive Session
A complete agenda for this meeting can be found on the CPW website.

The commission meets regularly and travels to communities around the state to facilitate public participation. Anyone can listen to commission meetings through the CPW website. This opportunity keeps constituents informed about the development of regulations and how the commission works with Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff to manage the parks, wildlife and outdoor recreation programs administered by the agency. Find out more about the commission on the CPW website.

The next commission meeting will take place August 9 and 10 in Loveland.