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Park County gains another grizzly bear after a Pinedale grizzly was relocated near Yellowstone National Park’s East Gate due to cattle killings. Wyoming Game and Fish coordinated with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to relocate a troublesome grizzly. This time, an adult male was captured near Pinedale and relocated to the Five Mile Creek…

If anyone wants the privilege to hunt a Wyoming bison courtesy of Governor Gordon, all it takes is a $10 entry for a statewide raffle. For the third year, Governor Mark Gordon is donating a wild bison license to support Wyoming wildlife conservation. The license – only open to Wyoming residents – will be issued…

After numerous scares this year, water samples from several Wyoming locations show the invasive zebra mussel has yet to establish itself in the state’s waters. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed several wastewater tests from several Wyoming cities have shown the same results: no zebra mussels in Wyoming. Wastewater collected from Laramie, Casper,…

In the ongoing effort to understand fisheries in northwest Wyoming, biologists are offering incentives for anglers to call in any tagged trout they catch. On Thursday, July 1, the lower portion of the North Fork of the Shoshone River and North Fork arm of Buffalo Bill Reservoir will be open to angling in Summer 2021.…

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…

 Wyoming hunters will be hunting through their emails today to see if they will be pursuing deer, antelope, or birds during the hunting season of Fall 2021. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will release draw results for resident elk and resident and nonresidents deer, antelope, fall turkey, and sandhill crane licenses on the morning…

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…

It appears Wyoming mule deer populations are simultaneously more restricted and diverse than biologists believed – and it’s all in their genes. A University of Wyoming-led study determined the state’s mule deer are more diverse than previously believed. After studying deer genetics and behaviors, scientists determined northern, southern, and western Wyoming have their own district…

As part of an ongoing research study, biologists with Wyoming Game and Fish are asking Bighorn Basin residents to report sightings of a rare turtle. The spiny softshell turtle is one of the largest turtles in the Bighorn Basin and North America. They have a soft, flat, rubbery outer shell, and females can grow up…

If you’ve ever wanted to flex your muscles at identifying invasive critters, Wyoming Game and Fish has a free training session right up your alley. The Cody region of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering training for members of the public to become certified Wyoming aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspectors. The training will…


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