In a debate that’s only getting hotter, Colorado State Rep. Mark Udall (D-Eldorado Springs), backed by the state wildlife commission, argues that private hunters with strict oversight can reduce Rocky Mountain National Park’s burgeoning elk herd safely and far more cheaply than any culling program by park personnel. But the Feds aren’t buying it. The Park Service counters that federal law prevents such a public hunt in the park, and others see it as a slippery slope that could lead to other more-troubling exceptions to park rules. Check out the latest here.