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Prairie dog management on county open space: annual public meeting Tuesday, Dec. 14

Virtual Meeting due to the continuing pandemic
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Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host its annual public meeting concerning prairie dog management on Boulder County Parks & Open Space properties on Tuesday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
NEWS RELEASE
BOULDER COUNTY PARKS AND OPEN SPACES
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Boulder County Parks & Open Space will host its annual public meeting concerning prairie dog management on Boulder County Parks & Open Space properties on Tuesday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Staff will be available to discuss the variety of activities conducted in 2021 and how the department manages prairie dogs on open space properties, including agricultural lands. Public comment is invited.

Staff will also discuss changes proposed to Section 8.3.3 of the Prairie Dog Habitat Element of the Grassland and Shrubland Management Policy regarding the seasonal moratorium on lethal control. The public process for this proposed changed will begin Wednesday, Dec. 15, with a public comment form. This item is scheduled to be presented to the Parks & Open Space Advisory Committee (POSAC) on Thursday, Jan. 27, followed by a presentation to the BOCC for approval at a date to be determined.

  • What: Annual public meeting on prairie dog management.
  • When: Tuesday, Dec. 14, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Virtual Zoom Meeting (Registration will be available on December 1 at boco.org/PrairieDogsRegistrants will receive meeting invitation link.)

For more information, please visit boco.org/PrairieDogs or contact Jeff Moline, Resource Planning Division Manager, at 303-678-6270 or jmoline@bouldercounty.org.

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