Wildlife

Horse Advocates Want Investigation into Roundup
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Wild horse advocates are calling for a federal investigation into an emergency mustang roundup in southern Nevada where government officials say more than two dozen had to be euthanized due to severe starvation.
Bureau of Land Management officials say they gathered 201 horses 30 mil…
Grizzly is Removed from Pinedale
PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated a young female grizzly bear that was killing livestock north of Pinedale.
The bear was captured on Sunday and later released in the Five Mile Creek drainage west of Cody, about 5 miles from the eastern entrance to …
Black Bear Found in Jackson Home is Euthanized
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildlife officials have euthanized a black bear that broke into a home with her cub near Hoback Junction south of Grand Teton National Park.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department spokesman Mark Gocke says officials decided to euthanize the bear Monday because it exhibited &q…
Game And Fish Department Captures Bear In East Casper
A yearling black bear was captured east of Casper on Friday morning, a Wyoming Game and Fish spokeswoman said.
The department began receiving reports from residents of a bear visiting east Casper after dark on Saturday, and it confirmed the reports on Wednesday, said Janet Milek of the department&apo…
Governor Calls For Endangered Species Act Reform
Wyoming loves its wildlife, Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday.
It does not love the way the federal government has handled wildlife through the 1973 Endangered Species Act, Mead said at a news conference.
"Roughly 1 percent of all species that have been listed have been delisted," he sai…
Successful Wyoming Mustang Days
Seventeen Bureau of Land Management gentled wild horses and burros were adopted during Wyoming Mustang Days, at the Wyoming State Fair, in Douglas, Wyo., Aug. 11-15.
The BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program sponsored the annual adoption event, which also encourages previous wild horse adopters to showcas…
Fires Banned On Many Game And Fish Lands Across Wyoming
With the dry conditions and local county fire restrictions, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission-owned and administered lands in a number of regions across Wyoming.
Habitat and Access Coordinator Seth Roseberry said as long as the dry conditions c…

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