By Thomas Phippen, Post Independent
Wolf reintroduction is on the ballot in Colorado this November, and a prominent hunting group is joining agricultural interests in opposing the measure.
Hunting and outdoor advocacy group Safari Club International recently announced that it raised $140,000 to fight the wolf proposal.
“Wolves are here, they are going to naturally reproduce. They are federally protected, so we just don’t need to add more to the mix,” said Scott Axton, president of the Colorado chapter of the Safari Club.
The opposition’s fundraising so far is dwarfed by the $1.3 million Rocky Mountain Wolf Action Fund spent in 2019 getting the wolf reintroduction proposal on the ballot.
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