A collection of relevant and timely media clips and resources.
Posted on January 29, 2004
Colorado hunters and others interested in the state’s big game hunting seasons are invited to provide input during a series of public forums and open-house meetings around the state.
The Colorado Wildlife Commission is reviewing proposed updates to Colorado`s big game hunting and management policies, and the public is invited to provide input during an upcoming series of forums and open-house meetings around the state. See the list at the bottom of the page for a meeting in your area.
While making decisions, the Wildlife Commission follows a three-step process that includes issue, draft, and final phases. There will be two phases in the development of the next big game season structure, each with its own three-step process. Major policies that will be revisited include general season-setting guidelines, limitations on nonresident participation, youth hunting opportunities, and the preference point system.
Also, the Colorado General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 1208, which would double resident license fees and provide for automatic increases in the future. NRA-ILA is currently working with legislators in Colorado to make sure that any fee increases are administered fairly. HB 1208 is currently referred to the House Finance Committee, where it will likely be heard next week. Please check back frequently for updates.
Big Game Season Structure Public Forums, including dates, areas, times, area office phone numbers, and forum locations:
Feb. 2: Yuma, 3-5 p.m., 970-842-6300, Yuma Community Center
Feb. 3: Bailey, 7 p.m., 303-291-7227, Platte Canyon Fire District Station No. 2, (at the top of Crow Hill)
Feb. 3: Alamosa, 7-9 p.m., 719-587-6900, Inn of the Rio Grande, Alamosa
Feb. 4: South Fork, 6-9 p.m., 719-587-6900, South Fork Community Center
Feb. 4: Salida, Open House 3-7 p.m., 719-530-5520, Salida Senior Center, 305 F Street, Salida, CO
Feb. 4: Grand Junction, 7-10 p.m., 970-255-6100, Country Inn, 718 Horizon Drive, Grand Junction, CO
Feb. 4: Hot Sulpher Springs, 4-8 p.m., 970-725-6200, DOW Office, 346 Grand County Road 362, Hot Sulpher Springs, CO
Feb. 4: Fort Collins, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 970-472-4300, Marriott Hotel, 350 East Horsetooth Road
Feb. 5: Greeley, To be announced, 970-472-4300, To be announced
Feb. 5: Pueblo, 7 p.m., 719-561-5300, Pueblo Convention Center.
Feb. 5: Blanca, 6-9 p.m., 719-587-6900, Fort Garland Blanca Community Center
Feb. 9: Cortez, 7-9 p.m., 970-247-0855, Holiday Inn Express, Cortez Conference Center-KoKo`s, 2121 E. Main St.
Feb. 9: Center, 6-9 p.m., Center High School cafeteria, 719-587-6918.
Feb. 10: Steamboat Springs, 5-8 p.m., 970-870-2197, USFS/DOW Office, 925 Weiss Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO
Feb. 10: Gunnison, 7 p.m., 970-641-7060, Gunnison County Fairgrounds
Feb. 10: Pagosa Springs, 7-9 p.m., 970-247-0855, Pagosa Lakes Vista Clubhouse, South Room
Feb. 10: La Jara, 6-9 p.m., 719-587-6900, Centauri High School
Feb. 11: Meeker, 6-8 p.m., 970-878-6090, Kilowatt Corner, Meeker, CO
Feb. 11: Durango, 7-9 p.m., 970-247-0855, Durango Recreation Center, 2700 N. Main St.
Feb. 11: Colorado Springs, 6 p.m., 719-227-5200, DOW Office, 4255 Sinton Road, Colorado Springs
Feb. 12: Glenwood Springs, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 970-947-2920, 1st Choice Inns, 51359 Highway 6
Feb. 12 Sterling, 7-9 p.m., 970-842-6300, Ramada Inn, U.S. Hwy 6 & I-76
Feb. 12: Trinidad, 7 p.m., 719-561-5300, Trinidad Junior College-All Purpose Room.
Feb. 12: Walden, 4-7 p.m., 970-870-2197, USFS Office, Walden, CO
Feb. 12: Longmont, 5-8 p.m., 970-472-4300, Raintree Hotel, Longmont, CO
Feb. 12: Montrose, 7 p.m., 970-252-6000, Delta/Montrose Electric Assn.
Feb. 19: Lamar, 7:30 p.m., 719-336-6600, Cow Palace, 1301 N. Main St., Lamar, CO
Information about draft policy alternatives and the decision-making process are available at the DOW Website: http://www.wildlife.state.co.us/. Send e-mail comments to: email@example.com, or letters to the Colorado Wildlife Commission, 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80206.
Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.READ MORE
© 2013 National Rifle Association of America. Institute for Legislative Action. This may be reproduced. It may not be reproduced for commercial purposes.11250 Waples Mill Rd. Fairfax, VA 22030 1800-392-8683(VOTE)