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Gov. Gordon donates wild bison license for wildlife conservation

◆ The license will be issued through a random raffle open only to Wyoming residents. For the third year, Governor Mark Gordon is donating a wild bison license to support Wyoming wildlife conservation. The license will be issued through a…

Game & Fish lowers age for hunters

◆ 11-year-olds who are turning 12 now allowed to hunt A rule change from the Wyoming Game & Fish will allow younger hunters to pursue big or trophy game animals. Effective July 1 of this year, 11-year-olds who will be…

Investigators look into possible poaching near Alta

JACKSON (WNE) — Investigators are looking into a possible poaching incident after someone found a deer without its head wrapped in black plastic along Ski Hill Road in Alta. Jackson Game Warden Kyle Lash responded Dec. 16 and performed a…

Info sought in mule deer case

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information relating to a doe mule deer that was illegally shot with archery equipment south of Afton. The deer was discovered on Sunday, Sept. 2, about a mile west on the Fish…

Groups want lower grizzly hunting quota

By Mark Davis  Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — On the final day for hunters to apply for grizzly bear tags in the first season in Wyoming in more than four decades, a collaboration of environmental organizations have…

Utah man dies in Flaming Gorge boating accident

Story courtesy of Lisa Riley Roche, KSL.com GREEN RIVER, Wyo. — The body of a Utah man was recovered and two other men were rescued after a boating accident in Flaming Gorge Reservoir, Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office detective Dick Blust…

Killing of grizzly bear under investigation

According to Mark Gocke, Public Information Specialist for the Jackson & Pinedale Regions, the Wyoming Game & Fish Department received a report of a grizzly bear being shot in self-defense near Pinedale. Game & Fish officials confirmed an adult female…

BLM to Conduct Prescribed Fires in Sublette and Lincoln Counties

PINEDALE, Wyo. – In support of the administration’s goals of conservation stewardship, the Bureau of Land Management High Desert District fire crews are planning to conduct two prescribed fires between May and June as part of a multi-year project.  Both…

Elk refuge turns to digital signs to deter Bighorn sheep from licking cars

A decades old problem is getting a more modern take on prevention as managers of the National Elk Refuge in Jackson Hole have taken to digital signage to try and keep motorists moving. The problem? Bighorn sheep licking the vehicles…

Wyoming Game & Fish seeking information in elk poaching cases

Wyoming Game and Fish Department Green River Game Warden Gary Boyd is seeking information to solve two elk poaching cases that occurred  in Elk Hunt Area 31, Little Mountain, between October 4 and October 6. “The first elk discovered was a…