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  • Wyoming gray wolf population meets all recovery criteria

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    April 26, 2022

    Wyoming gray wolf population meets all recovery criteria

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    20th consecutive year wolf numbers exceed delisting criteria

    CHEYENNE — Wyoming’s gray wolf population continues to meet all recovery criteria, according to the 2021 Wyoming Gray Wolf Monitoring and Management annual report by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. 

    Game and Fish lab tests nearly 7,000 CWD samples in 2021

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    CWD submission raffle winners announced

    LARAMIE — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Wildlife Health Laboratory tested 6,884 samples from big game animals for chronic wasting disease in 2021.

    Game and Fish Commission opens public comment on 10 regulations

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has opened a comment period to gather public input on ten regulations governing the importation and possession of live wildlife as well as mountain lion and gray wolf hunting:

    • Chapter 10, Importation and Possession of Live Warm-Blooded Wildlife
    • Chapter 33, Scientific Research, Educational or Special Purpose Permits
    • Chapter 42, Mountain Lion Hunting Seasons 
    • Chapter 47, Gray Wolf Hunting Seasons
    • Chapter 49, Private Fish Stocking
    • Chapter 50, Fishing Preserves
    • Chapter 51, Fish Hatcheries
    • Chapter 51, Nongame Wildlife
    • Chapter 53, Landowner Fishing Lakes or Ponds
    • Chapter 69, Importation And Possession Of Live Cold-Blooded Wildlife

    The meetings will address the above regulation proposals.

    Sage Grouse Implementation Team to meet in Cheyenne

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    CHEYENNE 一  The Sage Grouse Implementation Team will meet at 9 a.m. April 27 in Cheyenne. The meeting will be held in the Bighorn Room at the Game and Fish Headquarters, 5400 Bishop Blvd. The public is invited to attend in-person or online.

    Game and Fish Calendar

    April 27 - SGIT meeting, Cheyenne Headquarters. 

    April 28 - Wyoming Wildlife Taskforce meeting, Casper.

    May 5-7 - Wyoming Outdoor Expo, Casper.

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