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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission is a citizen board, appointed by the Governor, which sets regulations and policies for Colorado’s state parks and wildlife programs.

The 11 voting members of the commission include three members who are sportspersons, one of whom must be an outfitter; three agricultural producers; three recreationalists, including one from a non-profit, non-consumptive wildlife organization; two at-large members. Members are expected to represent all parks and wildlife-related issues, regardless of their affiliation. A minimum of four commissioners must be from west of the Continental Divide.

The Executive Director of the Department of Natural Resources and the Commissioner of Agriculture also serve on the commission as ex-officio members.​

 Comment Submissions

2024 Deadlines

Written comments received by 12:00 pm on the following dates will be distributed to each Commissioner and appropriate staff before the meeting.

  • Jan. 5  (Jan. Mtg)
  • March 8  (March Mtg)
  • April 3 (April Mtg)
  • April 26 (May Mtg) 
  • June 7 (June Mtg)
  • July 12  (July Mtg)
  • Aug. 16 (Aug. Mtg)
  • Sept. 27 (Oct. Mtg)
  • Nov. 8  (Nov. Mtg)

 Policies and Resolutions

Parks and Wildlife Commission policies serve as general rules and statements of principle that provide guidance to the Commission and the Division.

These policies focus on fundamental issues that exist year after year.

Commission resolutions are formal statements adopted on an as needed​ basis to reflect the opinion, will or intent of the Commission on a specific issue.

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Meetings Can Be Heard Live!

​Note: Broadcasts are only available while the meeting is taking place.

AudioConstituents can listen to Commission meetings through the Colorado Parks and Wildlife website. This opportunity is provided to keep constituents better informed about the development of regulations by the Commission and how they are working with Parks and Wildlife staff to manage parks, wildlife and outdoor recreation programs administered by the agency.

Watch the Live stream!  ​Note: If you are unable to listen to the live stream live or there are issues with the quality of the stream due to intermittent internet connectivity, all audio is being recorded and will be available here within 5 business days of the of the live feed.  

Note: Broadcasts are only available while the meeting is taking place. Find out more information on audio broadcasts.​

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Contact the Commission​

Colorado Parks & Wildlife Commission
c/o Commission Assistant​​
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
6060 Broadway, Denver, CO 80216


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