Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to Meet November 17-18 in Lamar

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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will receive briefings on a variety of topics, including financial sustainability and the reissue and refund policy of big-game licenses at its November meeting in Lamar.

The meeting is slated to begin at 8 a.m. on Nov. 17 and adjourn at 11 a.m. on Nov. 18, at the CPW Lamar office, 2500 S. Main Street.

Commissioners will receive an update regarding CPW’s finances and will also be presented with a summary of sportsmen responses to potential fee increases of resident hunting and fishing licenses. Public comments were collected last summer at 18 “Funding the Future” meetings and online on the CPW website.

Additional informational updates to the Commission include the big-game license refund and reissue policy, the overlap of archery and muzzleloader seasons, and an overview of the Colorado SHIFT principles.

Action items include the approval of the Big-Game Auction and Raffle Program, Corral Bluffs Natural Area Designation and the Chancellor Ranch Bighorn Sheep Access Program.

The Commission will also consider citizen petitions regarding the use of pin-site verifiers on bows and consider a request to modify the start date of the moose archery seasons for the remainder of the 2015-2019 big-game season structure.

A complete agenda for this meeting can be found 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 Parks and Wildlife staff to manage the parks, wildlife and outdoor recreation programs administered by the agency. Find out more about the commission at the CPW website

The December commission meeting will take place in Fort Collins.

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