Colorado mule deer. PHOTO COURTESY COLORADO DIVISION OF WILDLIFE.
Audio coverage of meeting available online; agenda also includes presentation on sage grouse conservation
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — Hunters can tune in on the web Thursday, May 6, when the Colorado Wildlife Commission will finalize all 2010 limited, big game license numbers for deer, elk, pronghorn, black bear and moose at its regular meeting in Glenwood Springs.
The meeting is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. at the Ramada Inn and Suites, 124 W. 6th St.
The wildlife commission will also hear a presentation on Colorado sage-grouse conservation and research by Division of Wildlife staff and finalize provisions related to Division of Wildlife properties. Regulations will be established on newly opened properties State Wildlife Areas at Andrick Ponds, Paddock, Reddy, Tomichi Creek and Van Tuyl.
The Commission will also look to provide additional public-land turkey hunting opportunity by extending the closing dates on various State Trust Lands until May 31.
Also on the agenda are several regulations at the draft stage including the modification of the Landowner Pilot Program in Game Management Unit 1, and annual changes to gurbearers and small game regulations.
You can listen to live audio feeds of the meetings by clicking on the “listen to audio” link on the “Wildlife Commission” web page during the meeting. Broadcasts are only available during the meeting.
To view the entire agenda for the May Commission Meeting, please visit: http://wildlife.state.co.us/WildlifeCommission/
The Colorado Wildlife Commission is an 11-member board appointed by the governor. The Commission sets Division of Wildlife regulations and policies for hunting, fishing, watchable wildlife, nongame, threatened and endangered species. The Commission also oversees Division of Wildlife land purchases and property regulations.
For more news about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us/news/index.asp?DivisionID=3
For more information about Division of Wildlife go to: http://wildlife.state.co.us
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