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Colorado Wildlife Commission Policy re Energy Development

POLICY STATEMENT It is the intent of the Commission to uphold the legislative declaration under Colorado Revised Statutes, Title 33 Wildlife and Parks and Outdoor Recreation Article 1 “Wildlife – General Provisions” that wildlife and their environment are to be protected, preserved, enhanced and managed for the use, benefit and enjoyment of the people of …

CWF, NWF, CMDA Appeal BLM Denial of Protest re South Parachute GAP

The Colorado Wildlife Federation, National Wildlife Federation and the Colorado Mule Deer Association protested a Bureau of Land Management decision that allows extensive natural gas development in key big-game habitat south of Parachute without requiring adequate steps to protect Colorado’s wildlife. BLM rejected the CWF-NWF-CMDA Request for Review. The Protest (Request for Review) The protest, …

CWF, NWF, CMDA Appeal BLM Denial of Protest re South Parachute GAP

The Colorado Wildlife Federation, National Wildlife Federation and the Colorado Mule Deer Association protested a Bureau of Land Management decision that allows extensive natural gas development in key big-game habitat south of Parachute without requiring adequate steps to protect Colorado’s wildlife. BLM rejected the CWF-NWF-CMDA Request for Review. The Protest (Request for Review) The protest, …

Colorado Wildlife Commission Policy re Energy Development

POLICY STATEMENT It is the intent of the Commission to uphold the legislative declaration under Colorado Revised Statutes, Title 33 Wildlife and Parks and Outdoor Recreation Article 1 “Wildlife – General Provisions” that wildlife and their environment are to be protected, preserved, enhanced and managed for the use, benefit and enjoyment of the people of …

Protecting the Crown Jewel, Ignoring…

Does focusing so intently on preserving the Roan Plateau obscure the fact that the entire region around the area is being sacrificed to oil and gas production? Bob Elderkin of the Colorado Mule Deer Association and a former BLM oil and gas administrator, said, While everybody is keying on the Roan, they are missing the …

DOW Ponders ATV Enforcement Act

The Colorado Division of Wildlife is closer to calling for a legislative bill that would give wildlife officers power to enforce off-road vehicle laws on federal and state lands. John Smeltzer, vice-chairman of the board of the Colorado Wildlife Federation, said enacting a law giving district wildlife managers enforcement powers is designed to reduce problems …