CPW comes under fire following release of depredatory wolves
February 1, 2024
Lawmakers had strong criticism for the staff of Colorado Parks and Wildlife over their handling of the release of the first five wolves under the Front Range voter-approved wolf restoration plan.
The comments about how the release was mishandled came during a joint agency oversight hearing on Jan. 23 with the House and Senate agriculture and natural resources committees.
Comments came from lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, who faulted the agency for failing to notify local ranchers, landowners, elected officials or anyone that wolves were being released in Grand County in December...