Formally known as the Colorado Wildlife Management Public Education Advisory Council (WMPEAC), the council was conceived and developed by a coalition of hunters, anglers and conservationists working together with livestock and agriculture organizations, and created by Colorado legislature in 1998.

The hunting and fishing license fee system is the main method of financing wildlife management in Colorado.

By statute, the Council’s mission is to oversee the design of a comprehensive public media-based program to educate the general public about the benefits of wildlife, wildlife management, and wildlife-related recreational opportunities in Colorado, specifically hunting and fishing.

Who We Are

Learn more about each of the Council’s nine members and the various interests we represent in Colorado.

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History of the Wildlife Council Fund

Find out why the Wildlife Council and its education fund was developed and what we do for Colorado.

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View the Council’s plans, budgets and financial archives and older resources for wildlife management.

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To access all meeting documents, click here: http://cpw.state.co.us/aboutus/Pages/WildlifeCouncil-Meetings.aspx.

To access public meeting notices, click the “learn more” button below.

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