prairie dogs

Prairie Dogs Staying Put
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State wildlife officials have denied a request by the U.S. Forest Service to move as many as 2,000 prairie dogs in northeast Wyoming. The plan was unpopular among ranchers on the Thunder Basin National Grassland in Converse, Weston and Campbell counties. The ranchers say…
Prairie Dog Plan Raises Concern In Campbell Co.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Some people in Campbell County are expressing concern about a plan to transplant prairie dogs in northeast Wyoming. U.S. Forest Service officials propose to move prairie dogs away from homes in Weston and Converse counties. They say prairie dogs carry plague and they wan…