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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

A field of science once deemed science fiction has succeeded in giving one of Wyoming’s most famous endangered species another chance at life. On Dec. 10, 2020, a black-footed ferret was born at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Black-footed Ferret Conservation Center in Colorado. An otherwise positive but unexceptional announcement from the conservation…

An environmental group has no legal standing to challenge the specifics of recovery plans for endangered species

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge for the second time has rejected a Trump administration request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by environmental groups seeking to ban using bait to hunt black bears in national forests in Idaho and Wyoming. The groups say allowing the use of bait violates environmental laws because hunters have…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife managers in Wyoming are offering an up to $2,000 reward for information about the illegal killing of a grizzly bear. The bear’s carcass was found Sept. 9 on the Wind River Reservation, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said in a statement on Wednesday. Grizzlies in the Yellowstone region are…

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…


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