Southern Utes ask Colorado Parks and Wildlife to restrict wolf releases to northern zone

From the Durango Herald:

It was not until Feb. 22 – the last possible day for the public to submit comments – that the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission received a letter from the Southern Ute Indian Tribe about the draft wolf restoration and management plan.

The commission held five meetings about the proposal to hear community feedback. The bulk of comments came, primarily, from representatives of two factions: Wildlife advocates urged the commission to adopt more stringent language limiting any potential hunting of wolves, while ranchers voiced concerns about their perceived inability to defend stock from predators.

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