Briefs for June 5

Wildlife Commission workshop

The Colorado Wildlife Commission will hold a workshop at 8 a.m. Thursday at the Moffat County Fairgrounds Pavilion.

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Commissioners will discuss off highway vehicle use, chronic wasting disease and the endangered fish recovery program, among other topics. The public is welcome to attend but, input will be limited.

Workshops are held throughout the state each month for commissioners to discuss items of interest in the area of Colorado wildlife.

Elkhead water

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The level of water in Elkhead Reservoir has been lowered by 2 feet for the Colorado River Water Conservation District to study the replacement of wetlands that were lost to the increased size of the reservoir. Studies are occurring on the north end of the lake where Elkhead Creek enters the reservoir and the previous wetlands were flooded by raising the dam's height.

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