Mountain Lion management

Published: Feb. 8, 2020 at 3:42 PM MST
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CPW wants to talk about mountain lion management.

They’ve scheduled 6 public meetings in Northwest Colorado to talk about stabilizing populations of the big cat. Management plans try to balance the environment’s capacity for these animals as well as recreation opportunities for hunters.

“We get reports about lions that are hit by cars that die in other ways, lions that have to be euthanized because they’ve attacked livestock. We manage wildlife populations in an attempt to keep them stable,” says Joe Lewandowski, Spokesperson for CPW.

Here's the meeting schedule:

 Steamboat Springs: Feb. 10, 5:30 p.m., Steamboat Springs CPW office, 925 Weiss Drive.

 Kremmling: Feb. 11, 6 p.m., CSU Extension Hall, 210 11th St.

 Glenwood Springs: Feb. 12, 6 p.m., Glenwood Recreation Center, 100 Wulfsohn Road.

 Gypsum: Feb. 18, 6 p.m., Community Center, 52 Lundgren Blvd.

 Meeker: Feb. 19, 6 p.m., at Mountain Valley Bank, 400 Main Street.

 Grand Junction: Feb. 19, 6 p.m., Mesa County Central Services, 200 Spruce St.

 Rifle: Feb. 20, 6 p.m., Colorado Mountain College, 3695 Airport Road.

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