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Another grizzly has been captured and relocated within Park County in the ongoing effort to ensure humans and bears can comfortably coexist without conflict. On June 21, a sub-adult male grizzly was captured in Park County within Shoshone National Forest. Apparently, the bear had been a frequent visitor of a guest ranch located in the…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials believe Wyoming remains free of invasive zebra mussels three months after the mollusks turned up in aquarium products shipped into the state. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and state Department of Agriculture have been using DNA testing to monitor sewer systems for zebra mussels and the similarly invasive…

Wyoming Game and Fish’s new Cody office – designed with community engagement in mind – is ready to break ground and start construction. The ground will be broken for the new Cody regional office later this week. For the Wyoming Game and Fish, this is the culmination of a decade of planning for a “community…

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…

The new headquarters for Game and Fish’s Cody Office looks snazzy – with two stories dedicated to housing the office’s staff and increasing community outreach. The latest update on the new office was provided to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission during their last meeting, held Wednesday over Zoom. John Kennedy, Deputy Director of the…

Another Cody-area bear incident. On Tuesday afternoon, Wyoming Game and Fish responded to the scene of a bear-caused human injury that occurred near Deer Creek Pass in Shoshone National Forest. The victim, and unidentified man, was following a game trail in the Washakie Wilderness during a hike when he accidentally encountered a grizzly’s day bed.…

The Wyoming Super Tag Raffle winners have been announced. The 2020 Super Tag Raffle sold 102,495 tickets, raising $1.3 million dollars for wildlife conservation – that’s a 15% increase from 2019. Since the raffle was first created by Governor Matt Mead and the Wyoming Legislature in 2013, it has generated over $6 million dollars which…

Worland’s warden is seeking information on a probable poaching. Last week, some anglers reported a buck mule deer that had been illegally shot and killed. Worland Game Warden Matt Lentsch responded to the site – the deer was located near the bridge going over Fifteen Mile Creek, just south of Worland. The scene more reminiscent…

The Big Draw is almost here. At 10 am on June 18th, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be making draw results available for the Fall 2020 big game hunting season. This is when everyone who applied for resident elk, deer, and antelope – in addition to nonresident deer and antelope – will find…

Lovell is making history in a fishy way. For the first time in the United States, kokanee salmon are being successfully bred and raised in captivity at the Tillett Springs Rearing Station north of Lovell. This success has come after years of effort from the Wyoming Department of Game and Fish along with many other…


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