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Wildlife commissioners to meet public in Sterling
9/23/2010
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DOW

DENVER, Colo. — Commissioner Bob Streeter and Commissioner Dean Wingfield will hold a public meeting in Sterling on Tuesday, October 5th to listen to constituent concerns about wildlife issues in the northeast region. They will discuss the plains deer landowner survey, proposed Jumbo Reservoir regulatory changes, the Central Flyway waterfowl season, and any other issues of concern raised by attendees.

Commissioner Streeter, who represents northern and northeastern Colorado and the public at large, is a retired wildlife professional and lives in eastern Larimer County. He represents the Colorado Wildlife Commission on the Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) board and is a representative to the South Platte Basin Roundtable (which includes the Republican Basin). He has an agricultural background and is an avid outdoor enthusiast, hunter and fisherman. Issues can be brought to Commissioner Streeter’s attention prior to the meeting by contacting him at 970-222-0383 or rgstreeter@gmail.com.

Commissioner Wingfield, who also represents northern and northeastern Colorado and county commissioners, is active in cow-calf and dry land farming operation in Yuma County, along the eastern border of Colorado. He has served as a Yuma County Commissioner since 1997 and previously served as director for the Yuma County Soil Conservation District and the Central Yuma County Groundwater Management District. Wingfield plants food plots and has established wildlife habitats on his land—he allows free access to roughly 10,000 acres of his property for hunting. Issues can be brought to Commissioner Wingfield’s attention prior to the meeting by emailing him at deanwingfield@hotmail.com.

The Wildlife Commission is a volunteer board that sets regulations and policies for the DOW. There are nine wildlife commissioners who represent five different districts in Colorado. They represent each of the following groups: livestock producers agricultural or produce growers sportsmen or outfitters wildlife organizations boards of county commissioners and three public at large positions.

WHAT: Public Meeting with Commissioner Bob Streeter and Commissioner Dean Wingfield

WHERE: Ramada Inn, 22140 E. Hwy 6, Sterling

WHEN: Tuesday, October 5, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Questions? Please contact Jennifer Churchill, Public Information Officer for the northeast region, at 303-291-7234 or jennifer.churchill@state.co.us

For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us.