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Governor Gordon shared his thoughts on Wyoming flora and fauna whose federal protections are being evaluated. In a state released by the Governor’s Office, he commented on the two ongoing discussions on two Western species: whitebark pine trees and prairie dogs. Whitebark pine is the highest elevation pine tree in the western United States. It…

The Trump Administration has officially removed protections for the gray wolf under the Endangered Species Act, ending nearly half a century of federal protection. The Administration announced the decision Thursday, in conjunction with several conservation partners who agree the wolf populations have recovered and are stable in all states where they exist. “Today’s action reflects…

Recent incidents between hunters and grizzly bears are now under the joint investigation of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Two incidents occurred in Northwest Wyoming within a few days of each other, and both resulted in human injury and the death of the grizzlies involved. The first…

Governor Mark Gordon testified before the US Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works to support Senator John Barrasso’s position that states should have more authority under the Endangered Species Act. Senator Barrasso introduced Governor Gordon not only as an experienced politician with a strong record of transparency but also as a ranch owner and…

The U.S. Geological Survey is going on a bear hunt. As part of their ongoing protection under the Endangered Species Act, the USGS and National Park Service will be working in conjunction with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team to undertake a number of pre-baiting and scientific capture operations within the boundaries of Yellowstone National…


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