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CPW Commission to meet May 5 - 6 in Grand Junction
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
At its hybrid virtual/in-person meeting in Grand Junction, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will hear an update on wolf reintroduction planning, discuss final consideration of big game regulations, including adoption of all limited license numbers for black bear, deer, elk, pronghorn and moose for all game management units in the state that have limited licenses for these species for the 2021 big game season adding properties to the State Trust Land Public Access Program updating the requirements for the Centennial Pass to correspond with the requirements of other low-income licenses and passes offered by the Division and review “Wildlife Properties” regulations, including: creating property-specific regulations pertaining to safety zones and methods of take on Lost Creek State Trust Land and Copper Gulch State Trust Land.

The commission will also discuss OHV trails grants funding approval, Eldorado Canyon State Park’s Draft Management Plan, and a path forward on big game license allocation and preference points at a virtual meeting on Wed., May 5 and Thu., May 6. The meeting will be streamed live on CPW’s YouTube page here.

The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Wed., May 5 and adjourn at 5 p.m. The commission will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. on Thu., May 6 and adjourn at 12:15 p.m.

Additional agenda items include:
• Department of Agriculture update
• Department of Natural Resources update
• Financial update
• Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) update
• Legal update
• Aspira licensing system vendor update
• Cameo Shooting & Education Complex update
• State Wildlife Area access update
• Outdoor Wilderness Lab (OWL) update
A complete agenda along with all materials for public review for this meeting can be found on the CPW website. The public is encouraged to email written comments to the commission at Details on providing public comments for virtual meetings are available 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 is scheduled to take place on June 10 and 11 in Trinidad.
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