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Wyoming Game and Fish is opening its Bighorn Basin Wildlife Habitat Management Areas for Summer 2022 – just be cautious and bear-aware while you’re there. Wyoming Game and Fish is gradually opening its wildlife habitat management areas (W.H.M.A.s). These areas give big game a safe, unaffected range to weather out the winter. However, all species…

Today, Yellowstone National Park opens sections of the Grand Loop Road from the West Entrance to Mammoth Hot Springs – not to vehicles, but bicycles. Starting today, cyclists “willing to brave the unpredictable elements of spring” in Yellowstone National Park can ride the 49 miles of the Grand Loop Road between the West Entrance and Mammoth Hot Springs. The following sections…

The Bureau of Reclamation is holding an important meeting at the Park County Fairgrounds to discuss water and the Buffalo Bill Reservoir in 2022. The Bureau of Reclamation will host a public Buffalo Bill Reservoir Water Information Meeting in Powell on Tuesday, Mar. 15 at 1:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss…

It’s a sign of spring in Yellowstone National Park: the first grizzly of the season has emerged from hibernation and is voraciously foraging for food. On Monday, March 7, a pilot supporting Yellowstone National Park wildlife research observed the first grizzly bear of 2022 – an adult walking in a meadow in the west-central part…

Winter weather conditions leave Wyoming with above-average precipitation, below-average snowpack, and a good chance but no guarantee of average spring runoff. The Natural Resources Conservation Service has released its Wyoming Water Supply Outlook for February 2022. The report is a hydrologic forecast based on the weather, climate, and snowpack across the state. Numbers in the…

As the flow of water from the Buffalo Bill Reservoir and into the Shoshone River increases, Cody residents are asked to stay safe near the rushing water. Every spring, snowmelt from the mountains flows into the Buffalo Bill Reservoir. To ensure that runoff is contained without damaging the reservoir, flushing flows occur downstream into the…

Dear Mother Nature, My kids love to play outside in your fresh air, the hunters get to hunt in your forests year-round & road trips across the state are stunning!  While you have many features that people across the world love & I’m totally grateful to live in a state with 4-seasons, this year I…

It’s not spring in the Bighorn Basin until massive boulders fall into the Wind River Canyon outside Thermopolis, but the largest rock stayed off the highway. WYDOT reports another cascade of rocks has fallen into the Wind River Canyon. This is a common occurrence in the canyon, especially during the spring. As the winter snow…

Has coronavirus taken on of the region’s most visible residents? Cody resident Greg Wise reported a startling discovery this weekend: Big Boy is gone. One of the more bizarre landmarks along the Northfork Highway just outside Wapiti, the Big Boy statue has inspiring hilarity and confusion from its concrete pedestal in the middle of a…

COVID-19 isn’t stopping Wyoming Game and Fish from doing its job to conserve our state’s wildlife. Work on the Department’s spring projects continues regardless of the statewide lock-downs. Pete Dube, president of the Game and Fish Commission, has firmly state they have no plans to cancel the fall hunting seasons, so one of their priorities…


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