Wolf supporters say they gathered 200,000 signatures, enough for reintroduction question on 2020 ballot

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Opponents of Colorado wolf reintroduction are preparing a public education campaign as the battle over the animals shifts into a new gear. Photo by Andrew Ly on Unsplash

By Jason Blevins | jason@coloradosun.com

Courtesy of the Colorado Sun

RBC | The fight to return wolves to Colorado’s West Slope begins now.

With wolf pack supporters planning on Tuesday to submit more than 208,000 signatures supporting a November 2020 ballot measure calling for the reintroduction of wolves to Colorado, voters could soon hear a pitched howling over wolves for most of next year. 

“This is our last opportunity to do it right and to restore the balance,” said Rob Edward, whose Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund has been collecting signatures since June for a 2020 ballot measure — now called Initiative 107 — that directs the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commission to craft a plan to restore and manage gray wolves in Colorado by the end of 2023.

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