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Following resource damage on Carter Mountain, staff from Shoshone National Forest and employees from Wyoming Game and Fish’s Cody office came together this week to make improvements to an existing gate and road closure. As with many Forest Service roads, there is a seasonal closure on FSR 474, Carter Mountain Road. This road has a…

In a first-of-its-kind exercise, multiple Park County agencies worked together to prepare for times when the team’s assets and attention must be divided. On March 18, 2021, the Park County Search and Rescue conducted an inter-agency training exercise on Sheep Mountain. The staging area was the south shore boat ramp off Stagecoach Road east of…

We have all heard the tales of the sasquatch that roams the forest taking over camp sites and somehow dodging the lenses of every camera ever. But what if that creature, bigfoot, was right here in the cowboy state? Their are some naturalists that not only think bigfoot is real, but would argue that they…

Dozens of volunteers and several aircraft from many agencies mobilized to find the two stranded snowmobilers, who were found alive after a three-day search. A call came into the Park County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Office on Thursday, Feb. 18: two snowmobilers – Trevor Wayne Deal, age 22 of Bridger, Montana, and Maison Deacon Ostwald, age…

2020 was far from ideal for most Wyoming residents, but sage grouse took it as an opportunity to hold steady without having to wing it. Wyoming Game and Fish reports their preliminary data – collected with the assistance of hunters – shows sage grouse populations held steady in 2020. For delicate populations under many pressures,…

The dangerous disease has been found in a hunt area northwest of Cody, an unfortunate but not unexpected development given its spread across the Bighorn Basin. The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish has confirmed that chronic wasting disease is present in yet another Bighorn Basin region – Hunt Area 109, northwest of Cody. Deer…

Another fearsome disease has found its way into the heart of one of Wyoming’s protected places and greatest controversies. Wyoming Game and Fish has confirmed that an elk in Grand Teton National Park has tested positive for Chronic Wasting Disease on Dec. 16. The department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory ran samples from a cow elk harvested…

Park County Search and Rescue – at it again! The latest call to the county’s elite rescue team was received on Monday afternoon. At 2:30 p.m., the Park County Dispatch Center received a 9-1-1 call regarding Walter Zimbelman, a 61-year-old hunter from Fullerton, North Dakota. Zimbelman and two other individuals were hunting and successfully bagged…

With the millions of dollars needed to build a single wildlife overpass, why even bother with such expensive infrastructure? Wyoming Game and Fish director Angi Bruce recently answered that question on the agency’s website. While both Game and Fish WYDOT are hedging their bets and budgets on wildlife overpasses, they acknowledge that building these structures…

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…


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