Public plays big role in Colorado wildlife management, meetings set for Denver, Loveland
By Bob Berwyn
SUMMIT COUNTY — Colorado Division of Wildlife biologists want public input on a new
bear management plan for parts of the Front Range, including areas north of Interstate 70 and portions of Clear Creek, Gilpin, Jefferson, Boulder and Larimer counties. A big focus is on black bear populations and conflict management in Game Management Units 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 29, 38 and 191.
“The Division of Wildlife is eager to gather input from landowners, outdoor enthusiasts, and hunters to help us gauge management strategies and desired population trends for writing a management plan,” said DOW biologist Mark Vieira. ”Wildlife belongs to all of the public and we’d like everyone to have a say.”
Wednesday, Aug. 25 at The Ranch Loveland, McKee Building, Berthoud Room, 5280 Arena Circle, 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 26, at the Hunter Education Building, DOW Denver Headquarters, 6060 Broadway, 6:30 -8:30 p.m.
To submit comments about black bear management in northeast Colorado, please contact Mark Vieira at: (970) 472-4452 .
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