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Larimer County, Colorado
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CrossCurrents is a TV program that provides a public forum for a balanced and fair discussion of controversial issues facing the community.

 

Moderated by the League, and produced by the City of Fort Collins, the program features panelists with differing points of view on issues in our community, county, state, region or country.  


CrossCurrents programs are taped before a live audience six to eight times a year and replayed on FCTV and online.

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CrossCurrents' Latest Programs

The Colorado Wildfire Crisis

December 3 7 PM Live Broadcast

Watch Recorded Program on YouTube

Colorado Wildfire Crisis


In an ideal world, what one thing would you recommend we do to prevent another massive fire in Colorado?

Join the LWVLC CrossCurrents Team as they pose this questions and others to members of an expert panel. Central to the conversation will be the causes of these extraordinary events, as well as short term and long term efforts to mitigate the chances of future fire, including impacts on land use policies, insurance, and forest management.


Panelists:

Camille Stevens- Rumann, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Forest and Rangeland Stewardship, 

Daniel Beveridge, CO State Forest Service Mitigation

Laurie Kadrich, Director, Larimer County CPIR (Community Planning, Infrastructure and Resources)

Carole Walker, Executive Director, Rocky Mountain Insurance Association

Barbara Rutstein, Moderator

 

This will be a LIVE broadcast on FCTV, Channel 14 and 881 and streamed at FCTV live on fcgov.com/fctv

It will be available on YouTube a few days following the live broadcast.


Do You have a QUESTION for our panelists about this Crisis facing Colorado? Send your questions NO LATER THAN NOON on Tuesday, December 1 - to

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Why Are We Voting on Wolves in Colorado?

March 3, 2020 


Video Available on YouTube


Panelists:

Erin Karney, Colorado Cattleman's Association

Rick Knight, Wildlife Conservation Professor at CSU

Delia Malone, Colorado Chapter of the Sierra Club

Taylor Szilagyi, Colorado Farm Bureau.


  • Why have the proponents of the initiative acted now? What is the purpose of Kerry Donovan's bill in the legislature?
  • Since there appears to be one wolf pack in western Colorado, is the initiative necessary? Why? Why not?
  • What has happened in areas where wolves have been introduced or come on their own?
  • What is the impact on other wildlife? What is the impact on domestic and ranch animals?
  • How does the wolf population affect the eco-system? Are there others ways to protect the eco-system?
  • What are the estimated costs of reintroducing wolves? What is the timetable?


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