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Q: “When I apply for a hunting license, how does Game and Fish use my application fee?” A: Your hunting license non-refundable fee application fee ($15 for nonresidents, $5 for residents) goes toward supporting wildlife by providing funding to pa...

 

Become a certified AIS inspector

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is offering trainings for members of the public to become a certified Wyoming aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspector. These trainings will provide the skills necessary to inspect personally-owned and other...

 

This Month at the Weed and Pest

With the continued frigid weather, customer traffic at the office has remained slow, but activities are still occurring. Despite the cold, building repairs are finally underway from the hail storm last spring. Plowing snow has become a common occurre...

 
 By Zac Taylor    Outdoors    March 7, 2019

Delegation seeks to authorize grizzly hunt

CODY — Following on the heels of state legislation authorizing state grizzly bear management, members of Wyoming’s congressional delegation are reintroducing a bill to authorize just that. Sen. Mike Enzi and Rep. Liz Cheney introduced the...

 

WDH: watch out for germs spread by cute chicks

As the time of year arrives when people buy baby poultry and start planning flocks, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding people to watch out for the harmful germs baby birds can sometimes carry even if they appear healthy and clean....

 
 By Kathy Brown    Outdoors    March 7, 2019

Ranchers deal with 15 days of sub-freezing temperatures

GILLETTE - Charlene and Doug Camblin, like many ranchers in Campbell County, aren't calving yet. But there are always a few surprises in a cattle and calf operation. A week ago, on Doug's birthday...

 

NRCS readings show snow above average for area

State Readings Currently the state’s SNOTELs are reading 104 percent of median with a basin high of 118 percent and a basin low of 88 percent. Last year the state was at 115 percent, and at 148 percent in 2017. The map may differ slightly from the...

 

Weather-withered pronghorn in struggle to survive

The recent severe winter conditions in northeast Wyoming are impacting area antelope herds and Moorcroft Game Warden John Davis is asking for the public's assistance in reducing disturbance to the ani...

 

Fans of the muleys

Folks gathered February 9 in Sundance for the Northeast Wyoming Chapter of the Muley Fanatic Foundation's third annual fundraising event at the Crook County Fairgrounds. With a variety of games,...

 

Wyoming hunting case could have broad implications

SHERIDAN — A U.S. Supreme Court case involving elk killed in the Bighorn National Forest by a member of the Crow Tribe has implications far beyond the boundaries of the forest located in the north central part of Wyoming. Bill Yellowtail, a rancher...

 

Ask Game and Fish

Q: What is a wildlife-friendly fence?...

 

Cold soles

It may have been frosty and slick on Sunday morning, but that didn't stop more than 60 runners and 30 walkers from joining in the fun of the year's chilliest race. Freeze Your Fanny is an annual...

 

Super Tag license raffle helps fund growing management needs

The Super Tag Raffle has raised more than $3.7 million for big game management and wildlife conservation in Wyoming. Since it was established by the Wyoming Legislature in 2014, it’s been a boost to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department fund that su...

 

Free use personal fuelwood permits available one day only

Black Hills National Forest offices will be open temporarily on January 25 from 12 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. for the expressed purpose of issuing free use personal fuelwood permits to the public. No other services will be available.  Offices that will...

 

CWD found in a new elk hunt area near Sheridan

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed a cow elk has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in Elk Hunt Area 37. The elk was harvested by a hunter in late December. CWD has been previously documented in deer in overlaying Deer...

 

Ask Game and Fish

Q: How do I keep my dog safe while ice fishing? A: Our canine companions tag along for a lot of outdoor adventures. With Wyoming ice fishing season taking shape, bringing your dog along for company could be tempting — but also dangerous. A fun...

 

Crook County Weed and Pest – 2018 Report

The past year at the Crook County Weed and Pest was productive and eventful. We had many obstacles and new challenges to overcome, but overall a very successful year of weed and pest control. Prairie...

 

Black Hills Snow Course Readings

January 1, 2019 Site Name Elevation (ft.) Current Snow Depth (in.) Current Snow Water Equivalent (in.) 30-year Median SWE (1981-2010) Last Year’s SWE Current Percent of 30-year Median SWE (%) Blind Park Snotel 6870 21 3.2 3.2 2.6 100 Cole Canyon...

 

Federal shutdown has local impacts

With the federal government frozen in place until a funding deal can be reached, national parks and Forest Service sites across Wyoming have been impacted. A partial federal government shutdown was...

 

Game and Fish holding public meetings and taking comments on license selling agents regulation

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public meetings and has opened a comment period to gather public input on Chapter 31, the regulation governing authorized license selling agents. The...

 

License change helps anglers, small game hunters head afield year-round

In a season packed full of resolutions, you can rest a little easier this year. Now, no matter when you buy a fishing, small game, game bird or furbearers license as well as conservation stamp, it will be valid for 12 months from the purchase date....

 

Ask Wyoming Game and Fish

Q: How do I enter the Wyoming Conservation Stamp Art Show contest? A: If you’re an artist with a passion for wildlife, we want you to submit your best original Colorado River Cutthroat Trout depiction to the 2020 Conservation Stamp Art show. The...

 

Forest Day Use Passes on sale one day only

On Friday, December 7, 2018, Forest Recreation Management (FRM) Day Use Passes for the 2019 season will be available for half price at several Black Hills National Forest offices including the Bearlodge Ranger District office in Sundance, WY, the...

 

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