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Shed season, winter closure ending align in '21

JACKSON — Federal and state agencies have sorted out discombobulation that led to an awfully confusing 2020 onset to the popular antler gathering season in western Wyoming.

When May 1 strikes in 2021, there’s one time to keep in mind: 6 a.m.

That’s the day and time when the Bridger-Teton National Forest will lift its winter closures and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will allow people to pick up shed antlers off public land in the region.

National Elk Refuge staff will lead a motorcade down Refuge Road at 6 a.m. to forest lands, and gates at Game and Fish elk feedgrounds will also open a...

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