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Wyoming Game and Fish asks residents to report signs of the deadly virus H.P.A.I. in domestic and wild birds and think of their safety before eating any birds they harvest this autumn. Birds in Wyoming are again testing positive for highly pathogenic avian influenza. After a hiatus from confirming any bird deaths from H.P.A.I. over…

Construction of the new Wyoming Game and Fish Department regional office building in Cody is nearing completion, officials say. The work is scheduled to be finished in October. Currently, contractors are “putting the finishing touches on the building and working to install the elevator and complete the installation of flooring,” a recent press release states. …

Wyoming Game and Fish will do its annual bear spray giveaway in Cody, Jackson, Lander, and Pinedale – communities where bears coexist with hunters and anglers. In cooperation with Safari Club International Foundation and American Bear Foundation, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will distribute bear spray to hunters and anglers at no cost. At…

While there are no outbreaks, Wyoming Game and Fish wants to keep tabs on sage grouse populations to monitor for the devastating West Nile virus. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is asking everyone, especially landowners, to report dead sage grouse to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department so the birds can be tested for…

Within two days, Wyoming Game and Fish captures and relocates two grizzlies to drainages deep in Shoshone and Birdger-Teton National Forests. After consultation with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated a sub-adult male grizzly bear on July 31 and an adult male grizzly bear on Aug. 1.…

As we enter the dog days of summer, Wyoming Game and Fish asks all anglers to consider the heat next time they cast a line to ensure native fish have the best chance of surviving the season Due to high temperatures and drought conditions across Wyoming, the state’s streams and rivers are flowing with less…

Any anglers fishing in Wyoming’s waters will want to consult the new guidelines for mercury consumption, so everyone can safely enjoy the catch of the day. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the Wyoming Department of Health have issued updated guidelines for anglers who eat fish caught in Wyoming waters. The new fish consumption…

Another grizzly has been captured and relocated to an area near Yellowstone National Park after getting involved with “anthropogenic attractants” elsewhere in Wyoming. After consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department relocated another grizzly in 2022. The bear in question, a sub-adult male grizzly, was captured on July…

One black bear is suspected of three separate break-ins in Bighorn National Forest – a reminder of how easily human-bear conflicts can start and how food needs to be secure in the wilderness. Human-bear conflicts are one of the realities of outdoor recreation in northwest Wyoming. Because of this, people need to take proper precautions…

A famous grizzly is gone. Yesterday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service confirmed that Grizzly 1057, an offspring of Grizzly 399, was euthanized on July 12. Wyoming Game and Fish requested authorization to remove the grizzly following 13 documented conflicts since May. Grizzly 399 became the most famous bear in the world when she successfully…


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