Explore The NRA Universe Of Websites

APPEARS IN Hunting

Colorado Hunters Forums To Be Held In February

Thursday, 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: wildlife.bgss@state.co.us, or letters to the Colorado Wildlife Commission, 6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80206.

TRENDING NOW
National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

National Concealed Carry Reciprocity Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them

On January 3rd, Congressman Richard Hudson (R-N.C.8th) introduced H.R. 38, the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, which simply allows lawful firearm carriers from any state to carry a concealed firearm in any other state. The bill ...

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Your Members of Congress Need to Hear from You on the Hearing Protection Act of 2017

On Monday, Sen. Mike Crapo (R-ID) – joined by co-sponsors Sens. Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Rand Paul (R-KY) – introduced S. 59, the Hearing Protection Act of 2017 (HPA). Similar legislation was introduced in the ...

Supreme Court Asked to Review California’s Restrictive Carry Regime

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Supreme Court Asked to Review California’s Restrictive Carry Regime

On Thursday, the NRA-supported case Peruta v. California took an important step towards restoring the right to bear arms in California.  The plaintiffs in the case, California gun owners and the California Rifle and Pistol ...

The NRA Bids Farewell to Roy Innis, Civil Rights Champion: June 6, 1934 – Jan. 8, 2017

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

The NRA Bids Farewell to Roy Innis, Civil Rights Champion: June 6, 1934 – Jan. 8, 2017

America lost a civil rights icon and a true free thinker with the death of Roy Innis on Jan. 8. For the NRA, his departure was personal. Mr. Innis served on the NRA’s Board of ...

Jeff Sessions’ Devotion to the Constitution Shines Through in Contentious Confirmation Hearing

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions’ Devotion to the Constitution Shines Through in Contentious Confirmation Hearing

On January 10 and 11, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee held the confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for United States Attorney General, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.). Throughout his distinguished career in public service, ...

Alert: WA State Proposes Draconian Gun Ban Bills

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Alert: WA State Proposes Draconian Gun Ban Bills

Inspired, perhaps, by Oscar Wilde (“Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess”), Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced two new sweeping gun control bills, with Sen. David Frockt (D-Seattle) and Rep. ...

NRA Applauds the Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 367

News  

Hunting  

Monday, January 9, 2017

NRA Applauds the Introduction of the Hearing Protection Act, H.R. 367

FAIRFAX, Va. – The National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded Congressmen Jeff Duncan (SC) and John Carter (TX-31) on Monday for introducing the Hearing Protection Act, an important bill that gives gun owners and sportsmen ...

Increase in Violent Crime: National Trend Driven by Local Politics?

News  

Friday, January 13, 2017

Increase in Violent Crime: National Trend Driven by Local Politics?

The FBI released its Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report earlier this week and the bad news is that violent crime increased for the second consecutive year.

Gun Shy Professor Claims Need to Counter Campus Carry

News  

Friday, January 6, 2017

Gun Shy Professor Claims Need to Counter Campus Carry

Do you look back on your college years and remember the impassioned debates, when disagreements over the Periodic Table of Elements, theories of supply and demand, or the status of Pluto as a planet could ...

New Mexico Legislature Convenes Next Week - Make Your Opposition Known to Pre-Filed Gun Control Bills SB 48 and HB 50

Thursday, January 12, 2017

New Mexico Legislature Convenes Next Week - Make Your Opposition Known to Pre-Filed Gun Control Bills SB 48 and HB 50

The New Mexico Legislature convenes for its 2017 Regular Session on Tuesday, January 17.

MORE TRENDING +
LESS TRENDING -
NRA ILA

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.