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Wyoming Game and Fish’s annual gray wolf management report reaffirms that Wyoming has gone above and beyond recovery parameters for the gray wolf in the state. Wyoming Game and Fish has published its 2021 Wyoming Gray Wolf Monitoring and Management annual report. Once again, the department emphasizes that Wyoming wolves are fully recovered and beyond…

Blooming flowers are a beautiful sign of troubling trends in Grand Teton National Park as the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem “adapts” to climate change. Climate change is one of the most pressing issues impacting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. While its impact may be too slow to notice, historic data shows that the environment is changing in…

Diamond Wings Upland Game Birds has five more years to see if they can become the first organization in the nation to breed captive greater sage grouse. One of the many bills passed by the 66th Wyoming Legislature is Senate File 61. Senate File 61 removes the expiration date for “certifications for greater sage grouse…

More wildlife advocates are voicing their disapproval of Senate File 61, which would extend the effort to collect sage grouse eggs and raise birds in captivity. The 66th Wyoming Legislature continues with its 2022 Budget Session. This is the time when the Wyoming Senate and House discuss several non-budget bills and decide which will advance…

It’s another record-breaking year for the increasingly popular Wyoming Super Tag raffle, selling over 124,000 tickets and raising nearly $2 million. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s program saw another record-breaking round of ticket sales, bolstered by hunters vying for 11 chances to get a license for the state’s premier big and trophy game. Created…

Governor Mark Gordon is at odds with the U.S. Department of the Interior as they begin a review that could change the conservation status of the gray wolf. In a Jan. 31 letter, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service Regional Director Matthew Hogan published an open letter. In the letter, Hogan acknowledges two petitions submitted to…

During its 150th year, Yellowstone National Park is revaluating its management of bison herds to reflect the latest science and reduce future slaughter. The National Park Service (N.P.S.) announced a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (E.I.S.) for a Bison Management Plan at Yellowstone National Park. The N.P.S. introduces a broad range…

Wyoming Game and Fish continues to engage with Bighorn Basin communities in the ongoing effort to spread awareness of chronic wasting disease in the region. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department invites hunters, landowners, and other interested persons to attend one of two public meetings to continue a discussion about chronic wasting disease (C.W.D.) and…

The Absaroka Fence Initiative made a significant impact during its first year, removing or improving 14 miles of fence and improving wildlife migrations. After its first full year of on-the-ground projects, the Absaroka Fence Initiative is looking back at the successes of 2021 with gratitude for its many partners and volunteers from the community. The…

Governor Gordon is asking the U.S. government to remove the grizzly bear from the Endangered Species List and transfer population management to the states. Fulfilling a promise made in September, Governor Mark Gordon has officially petitioned the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (F.W.S.) to remove the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (G.Y.E.) population of grizzly bears from…


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