LAFAYETTE, Colo. (CBS4)– Prairie dogs and development– the issue is common along the Front Range where a booming population shows no sign of stopping. The issue will be discussed at Tuesday night’s regular city council meeting in Lafayette.
The city is expected to discuss the relocation of two different prairie dog colonies.READ MORE: 'Skittish' Elk And Other Animals Are Using Wildlife Underpasses Installed In Conjunction With I-25 South Gap Project
Some want to see the colony protected.READ MORE: Most Of Denver, The Front Range And Northeast Plains Upgraded From Severe To Extreme Drought
“We moved here five years ago and the reason we bought this place is because it overlooks a prairie dog field. We were excited about not only the prairie dogs but the wildlife they support,” said Lafayette resident Genna Brocone.MORE NEWS: Autopsy Complete After Cult Leader's Death: Amy Carlson Died From Alcohol, Anorexia, Silver Ingestion
No final action is expected at the meeting.