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Proposition 114:
Reintroduction and Management of Gray Wolves


 

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A Denver Decides Ballot Issue Forum in anticipation of the general election coming up on Tuesday, November 3rd. Proposition 114 proposes amending the Colorado statutes to require the state to develop a plan to reintroduce and manage gray wolves in Colorado, take necessary steps to begin reintroduction by December 31, 2023, and pay fair compensation for livestock losses caused by gray wolves. This Forum features members of Denver’s George Washington High School’s Speech and Debate arguing the pros and cons of this proposition.
 


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Proposition 114 (STATUTORY)

Shall there be a change to the Colorado Revised Statutes concerning the restoration of gray wolves through their reintroduction on designated lands in Colorado located west of the continental divide, and, in connection therewith, requiring the Colorado parks and wildlife commission, after holding statewide hearings and using scientific data, to implement a plan to restore and manage gray wolves; prohibiting the commission from imposing any land, water, or resource use restrictions on private landowners to further the plan; and requiring the commission to fairly compensate owners for losses of livestock caused by gray wolves?

¿Debe haber un cambio a los Estatutos Revisados de Colorado en lo que respecta a la reintroducción de lobos grises al reintroducirlos en terrenos designados en Colorado situados al oeste de la línea divisoria continental y, en relación con ello, exigir a la comisión de parques y fauna de Colorado, después de llevar a cabo audiencias en todo el estado y utilizar datos científicos, para implementar un plan destinado a reintroducir y gestionar a los lobos grises; prohibiendo a la comisión que imponga restricciones de terreno, agua o recursos a los terratenientes privados para facilitar el plan; y exigiendo a la comisión que remunere de manera equitativa a los propietarios por pérdidas de ganado que causen los lobos grises?

What Your Vote Means

A “yes” vote on Proposition 114 means that the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission will develop a plan to reintroduce and manage gray wolves west of the Continental Divide.

A “no” vote on Proposition 114 means that Colorado will not be required to reintroduce gray wolves.