CPW to discuss license allocation and preference points, among other hunting and fishing topics, at next Northeast Region Sportsperson Caucus

DENVER – An important public meeting where Colorado Parks and Wildlife will discuss hunting license allocation and preference points with hunters, among a host of other topics, will take place Thursday, Aug. 4 at the Northeast Region Sportsperson Caucus.

That meeting will be held in-person from 6-8 p.m. on the third floor of the Scheels in Johnstown (4755 Ronald Reagan Blvd.) on Aug. 4. It will also be streamed live via CPW’s statewide Facebook page, for those who are unable to attend in person.

Northeast Region Manager Mark Leslie and staff will be providing updates from CPW on hunting, angling and other topics within the region.

Attendees of the meeting will also be electing one delegate that will serve as a regional representative at the statewide Sportsperson’s Roundtable. This elected individual will be one of two representing the Northeast Region on important issues at the statewide level. Nominations for the regional delegates are currently being accepted and during the Aug. 4 meeting, voting will take place to elect the new delegate.

To apply to be a regional delegate, please email Margo Federico at . The deadline to apply is Monday, Aug. 1.

Regional delegates have the opportunity for direct communication with CPW and acting director Heather Dugan about hunting, fishing and other issues in the Northeast Region. Regional delegates will be expected to attend the statewide Sportsperson Roundtable that meets twice a year. The next statewide meeting is being held later in August.

CPW relies on the roundtable to help give guidance in setting policies, regulations and resource management.

During the Northeast Region Sportsperson’s Caucus, staff from CPW will also be providing general updates on the following topics, along with fielding questions from attendees:

  • Review of waterfowl in region and the waterfowl hunting season

  • Status update on Chronic Wasting Disease – focus on white-tail and mule deer on the northeast plains and its effect on license allocations and buck harvest.

  • A look at pheasant, quail and turkey populations.

  • Small-game walk-in access properties.

  • Pronghorn population status update.

  • CPW fishing access properties.

If you wish to submit questions in advance of the meeting to be sure your topic is covered, please email those to .

Who: CPW Northeast Region Sportsperson Caucus
What: In-person meeting with live streaming available via CPW’s Facebook page
When: Thursday, Aug. 4 | 6-8 p.m.
Where: Scheels in Johnstown (4755 Ronald Reagan Blvd) on the third floor
Info: Call 303-291-7227 for addition information

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