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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…

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…

You and your kids can now enjoy an outdoor expo at home. Wyoming Game and Fish has announced Expo at Home, this year’s completely online alternative to the Wyoming Outdoor Expo, originally scheduled to take place in Casper this May but cancelled due to the continuing scourge of the coronavirus. Instead of planning to return…

Wyoming Game and Fish wants to hear your opinion on 2020 hunting season proposals. Game and Fish will be conducting 6 open-house style meetings throughout the Bighorn Basin. The purpose of this is to hear community input on a series of proposed changes for the local hunting ranges adjacent to each town during the 2020…


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