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Game & Fish Seeks Feedback on CWD Plan
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has drafted a new chronic wasting disease (CWD) management plan.
CWD is a fatal neurological disease of deer, elk and moose, which was first detected in wild populations in Wyoming in 1987.
The updated plan calls for the continuation of robust surveillance and publ…
New Ruling to Help Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Population
One of North America's most endangered species has received a boost, thanks to collaborative efforts between the federal government and the State of Wyoming.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with the support of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, has finalized a rule designating Wyoming as …
Game & Fish Reminds Hunters to be Mindful of Rabbit Fever
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is reminding hunters to be aware of tularemia this fall.
The disease has been unusually active in Wyoming this year, with 16 human cases, including one death, being documented so far.
"The main thing that we certainly do recommend for hunters is to wear gl…
WGFD Biologists Predict Good Hunting Season
Wyoming Game and Fish Department biologists are predicting a good hunting season.
Thanks to a mild winter and wet spring, biologists have seen improved health and survival rates for young elk, deer and pronghorn.
Game and Fish Director Scott Talbott says hunting of elk should be particularly good this…
WGFD Bans Open Fires in Laramie Region
Prolonged dry conditions have prompted the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to ban open fires within the Laramie Region.
"Areas are drying out and have created excellent fuel conditions and the potential for human-caused fires has become very high," said Jerry Cowles, Habitat and Ac…

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