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Second Ballot Initiative Filed in Colorado to Ban Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting

Why It Matters: The use of ballot initiatives to ban hunting and dictate wildlife management practices, circumventing the regulatory process that provides the opportunity for input by professionals, for revisions, and considerations of broader impacts within the Colorado’s overall science-based management plan. These initiatives can allow wildlife management decisions to be made based on emotion …

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Petition Filed to Colorado Supreme Court Challenging Ballot Initiative to Ban Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting

Why it Matters: The use of ballot initiatives to ban hunting circumvents the legislative and regulatory process that provides the opportunity for input by professionals, for revisions, and considerations of broader impacts within the Colorado’s overall science-based management plan. These initiatives can allow wildlife management decisions to be made based on emotion rather than scientific …

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Proposed Colorado Ballot Initiative Would Ban All Mountain Lion and Bobcat Hunting

Why it Matters: The use of ballot initiatives to restrict or ban hunting circumvents the legislative and regulatory process that allows for input by professionals, opportunities for revisions, and considerations of broader impacts within the state’s overall science-based management plan. These initiatives can allow wildlife management decisions to be made based on emotion rather than …

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CSF Supports Vital Wildlife Crossing Project in Colorado

Why it Matters: Providing wildlife safe passage over or under highways is of mutual benefit to  public safety and wildlife populations. Highways often prevent wildlife from safely moving between important habitats. As a result, thousands of animals, including many sensitive species, are killed each year in wildlife-vehicle collisions. Wildlife crossings are especially critical for migrating …

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Caucus Driven and Bi-Partisan Wolf Bill Vetoed in Colorado

Why It Matters: State fish and wildlife agencies have long been recognized as the primary and most respected managers of fish and wildlife in the United States. These agencies are staffed by trained professionals with backgrounds in a wide variety of expertise including law enforcement, land management, wildlife biology, human dimensions, and numerous other disciplines. …

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Colorado Wolf Legislation Makes Its Way to Governor’s Desk

Why It Matters: State fish and wildlife agencies have long been recognized as the primary and most respected managers of fish and wildlife in the United States. These agencies are staffed by trained professionals with backgrounds in a wide variety of expertise including law enforcement, land management, wildlife biology, human dimensions, and numerous other disciplines. …

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Slate of Anti-Gun Bills on the Governor’s Desk in Colorado

Why It Matters: In 2021, Colorado Parks and Wildlife received over $80 million generated through hunting license sales, and a 10-11% federal excise tax on firearm and ammunition purchases under the Pittman-Robertson Act, that went directly to the agency for statewide conservation efforts. Without sportspeople purchasing hunting licenses, firearms, ammunition, or firearm accessories, Colorado Parks …

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The Saga of the Wolf Continues: CSF Submits Comments on both Colorado and Idaho Wolf Management Plans

Why it Matters: Despite being considered charismatic, wild, and mysterious to some people in our modern age, wolves are not fundamentally different from other wildlife species. It is imperative that states do not treat wolf management as the exception, but rather hold wolves and wolf management to the same science-based standards that have proven time …

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To Protect Elk Herd, CSF Opposes Mad Rabbit Trails Project

Why It Matters: Colorado is experiencing rapid growth of participation in outdoor recreation, coupled with unprecedented levels of relocation to rural areas of the state. While having more people enjoying the great outdoors is fantastic, it is creating an unprecedented strain on our public lands and wildlife that must be properly management and mitigated. Highlights: …

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