By Jennifer McRae

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)– City leaders in Boulder are planning their prairie dog management plan for the next year. The plan includes colonies in Boulder Open Space and Boulder Mountain Parks.

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The city said this year it used lethal control on 96 acres worth of prairie dogs. Next year, leaders predict they will have to expand their use of lethal control.

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Jennifer McRae