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Death threats roll in as wolf abuse investigation proceeds

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Sublette County is usually a quiet community of about 9,000 people. But after allegations of wolf abuse went international, residents have been inundated with violent threats from across…

Bridger-Teton Releases Draft Analysis for Elk Feedgrounds

The Bridger-Teton National Forest has released the Dell Creek and Forest Park Elk Feedgrounds draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission’s application for continued long-term use of facilities at these two feedgrounds in Lincoln and…

Group announces wild sheep initiative

LANDER (WNE) — The Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation announced the launch of the Sweetwater Rocks Initiative  to return wild sheep to their native range within the Granite Mountains.  Bighorn sheep historically roamed the Sweetwater Rocks and were documented as early…

Game and Fish wants to sell 320 acres in Jackson Hole to the U.S. Forest Service

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON – Wyoming’s state game agency wants to sell 320 acres surrounded by federal lands in Jackson Hole to the U.S. Forest Service. That’s according to a public notice about…

Pronghorn, mule deer tags slump, predator tags may bump

By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — After a severe winter wreaked havoc on Wyoming’s wildlife, the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission slashed hunting tags for pronghorn and tweaked seasons for mule deer, mostly following…

New draft regulations for hunting season now available.

As a result of extreme winter impacts, Wyoming Game and Fish Department wildlife managers have made significant adjustments to hunting season proposals in many areas of the state. The new set of draft regulations are now available for public viewing and will be…

A closer look at Wyoming’s five deer herds

◆ Wyoming Range herd is largest of the herds. The January 4, edition of the Star Valley Independent includes a feature report called, “Deer and Data.” This report takes an in-depth look at Wyoming’s five main deer herds in a…

Wildlife task force tackles preference points

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — As the Wyoming Wildlife task force prepares for its final meeting Wednesday, members of the group brought one of the toughest issues they’re attempting to tackle to Park County…

Wyoming Wildlife Task Force debates license allocation

By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Wildlife Task Force met Thursday to debate six propositions for limited-entry license allocation and its impacts on hunters. These were considered as part of an effort…

Wyoming Game and Fish Commission elects Roberts

◆ Cody meeting approves budgets, crossings in Kemmerer area reviewed. By Sara DiRienzo WGFD The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission met this week in Cody for its March meeting. The Commission elected Ken Roberts, representing District #3 — Uinta, Lincoln,…