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Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission meets in Grand Junction, May 12-13

Colorado Parks and Wildlife
The meeting is slated to begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, and is scheduled to adjourn at noon, Friday.

Commissioners will receive briefings on a variety of issues, including: updates from CPW Director Bob Broscheid, regional managers and the assistant director of law enforcement, the Departments of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Great Outdoors Colorado.

Informational updates to the commission include the following topics: Gunnison Basin elk management, bacterial kidney disease found in fish in CPW hatcheries, climate science, revenue generation and new regulations and guidelines for citizens petitions.

Action items pending include State Forest State Park lease, changes to parks chapter P-7 and wildlife chapters W-1, W-2, W-9 and W-11. In addition, 2017 Off-highway vehicle trail grants are slated for approval.

A complete agenda can be found at:

The Commission meets regularly and travels to communities around the state to facilitate public participation in its processes.

The next commission meeting is scheduled for June in Pueblo. Other meetings slated for 2016 will be held in July (Meeker), August (Montrose), September (Creede), November (Lamar) and if necessary, December, (Fort Collins).

Anyone can listen to commission meetings through the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website. This opportunity keeps constituents informed about the development of regulations and how the commission works with Parks and Wildlife staff to manage the parks, wildlife and outdoor recreation programs administered by the agency.

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife’s mission is to perpetuate the wildlife resources of the state, provide a quality state parks system, and to provide enjoyable and sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities that educate and inspire current and future generations to serve as active stewards of Colorado’s natural resources. Learn more at
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