Parks & Wildlife Commissioners Talk Drones

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The Colorado Parks and Wildlife commission talked drones at their meeting last week in Lamar. As KRCC’s Maggie Spencer reports, any potential vote won’t happen until next year. 

The Commission is looking ahead with regards to the use of drones in hunting. Spokesman Randy Hampton says they’ve not seen it in the field yet, but the commission is looking to implement proactive regulation.

"A couple of commissioners expressed some support and had some questions about the potential ban on drones and unmanned aircraft, but the issue itself will not come up again for an actual vote until January."

The potential ban has the support of the Colorado Outfitters Association. If passed in January, the ban would likely take effect in the middle of next year.