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PETITION: Don"t Make Bears and Mountain Lions Pay for Human Overdevelopment!

Animals  (tags: mountain lions, black bears, massacre, cruelty, wildlife, protection habitat, endangered )

- 836 days ago -
The Colorado Parks & Wildlife Department (CPW) recently approved a plan to euthanize select black bears and mountain lions.Wildlife ecology experts from Colorado State University have criticized the proposed kill plan.


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Simone D (1462)
Saturday February 4, 2017, 10:21 pm
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Saturday February 4, 2017, 10:29 pm

Mandi T (367)
Saturday February 4, 2017, 10:49 pm
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Saturday February 4, 2017, 10:52 pm
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Saturday February 4, 2017, 11:09 pm
ALL signed

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Saturday February 4, 2017, 11:53 pm
All signed or previously signed Save these adorable bears and mountain lions Thank you for caring and sharing Simone

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Sunday February 5, 2017, 12:03 am
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Sunday February 5, 2017, 12:07 am
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Sunday February 5, 2017, 2:25 am
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Sunday February 5, 2017, 3:45 am
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Sunday February 5, 2017, 5:52 am
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Past Member (0)
Sunday February 5, 2017, 6:11 am
signed two from all I yet didn't sign - Thanks Simone :)

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Sunday February 5, 2017, 8:22 am
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Sunday February 5, 2017, 8:24 am
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Sunday February 5, 2017, 9:54 am
Excerpted from

Some may wonder why a state wildlife agency like the Colorado Parks and Wildlife is targeting predators when other factors are involved. The obvious answer is that they are afraid to attack the energy, livestock and housing industries, and their political supporters like rural county commissioners.

But why is a decline in mule deer even an issue? Mule deer in Colorado are by no means endangered. There are hundreds of thousands of them. The issue is that the numbers have fallen below "objectives." Objectives is a code word for desired production. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife has set a target for mule deer it believes can be sustained, AND STILL HUNTED. If the population falls too low, the Department will have no choice but to cut hunting seasons or make other adjustments that will be unpopular with hunters.

The problem is that all state wildlife agencies depend on the sale of hunting tags and licenses to fund their bureaucracies. Thus, these agencies are not going to bite the hand that feeds them.

If Colorado Parks and Wildlife sincerely cared about the future of mule deer, not just the future of its bureaucracy, it would be far more aggressive in going after the factors that are causing the long-term decline in mule deer habitat quality. Those factors are energy development, livestock grazing, and rural housing sprawl.

As a state agency fearful of attacking and antagonizing any major industries, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife picks on the one thing that does not have a major lobby and political influence—predators. Sadly, this is the same situation throughout the country.

~ Thank you, Simone; signed, and will sign the others that you listed.

Connie Palladini (106)
Sunday February 5, 2017, 11:05 am
Already signed; noted.

Barb SiteIssues V (202)
Sunday February 5, 2017, 11:54 am
Signed & Noted, Thank you

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Sunday February 5, 2017, 12:56 pm
Already signed. Thanks, Simone

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Sandra V (85)
Monday February 6, 2017, 1:59 am
firmado! gracias

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S J (124)
Wednesday February 8, 2017, 1:38 pm
already signed some time ago, meowwww Simone and Ted for fwd

Jess B (1)
Monday February 13, 2017, 12:14 pm
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