wildlife management

National Wolf Awareness Week In Wyoming
Learning how to howl like a wolf and how to identify wolf tracks are examples of educational events for this week’s National Wolf Awareness Week. In Wyoming, the state is on the cusp of finally taking over management of grey wolves. John Spahr, with the Sierra Club’s Resilient Habitats…
Sow Grizzly Euthanized After DNA Links Her To Hiker Deaths [AUDIO]
A grizzly bear sow with two cubs was euthanized after being linked to both hiker deaths this summer in Yellowstone National Park. Listen here, Yellowstone Park Spokesman, Al Nash, says the decision to euthanize came after DNA tests of hair and scat from the sow bear responsible for a hikers death in…
Vilsack Spells Out Sage Grouse Plan
Instead of tackling all the threats to the sage grouse in a massive land area the USDA’s Natural Resources and Conservation Services and its partners are focusing efforts on specific landscapes in the west. $28.8 million  are being dedicated to Wyoming and 10 other states. The goal, says…
No Deer Hunt For Casper Mountain Hunt Area 67
Casper area wildlife management specialists say they heard loud and clear from Casper Mountain and area residents not to open hunting to mule deer in Hunt Area 67. Justin Binfet, is a wildlife biologist for the regional Game and Fish offices. “The public opposition was overwhelming and the de…
Last Chance To Comment On Wyoming’s Wolf Plan
One week remains for public comment on the proposed wolf management plan for Wyoming. Listen here,   Wyoming’s current proposal for wolf management, unlike neighboring states Idaho and Montana, allows for unlicensed hunting of the animal in most of the state for all of the year. Sophie O…
Reward Offered For Info Behind Illegal Fish Stocking
A nine-inch perch was caught at Alcova near Black Beach recently. The angler from Iowa showed it to a friend, who knew it didn’t belong in the reservoir and contacted the Casper Game and Fish offices. “Really what we’re seeing here is yet another case of people moving fish illeg…
Mountain Residents Say No To Hunt [AUDIO]
A Proposal to open Mule Deer hunting on portions of Casper Mountain received strong opposition from residents at a meeting Thursday evening. Listen Here,   ” I’m opposed to rifle hunting on Casper Mountain…Due to the fact of the lower number of deer I don’t think its…
Deer Hunt Proposed For Parts Of Casper Mountain
A proposal to open hunting to mule deer on parts of Casper Mountain is open for public discussion Thursday evening. Listen Here:   Thursday’s public meeting at the Nordic Ski Lodge on Casper Mountain at 5 pm will be the second addressing concerns and remedies for nuisance deer in the Cas…
Photographer Too Close to Wildlife, Receives Fines and Probation
In early July a photographer from Jackson Hole pleaded guilty to a charge of being too close to wildlife. Here is the first in a series of reports about ongoing disputes between wildlife officials at Grand Teton National Park and local wildlife photographers. Listen Here:   Tim Mayo, in a plea …
Bear In Casper Gets Quick Relocation
A black bear wandered into the southeast edge of Casper Friday morning. “Early this morning– approximately 5:30 — our Game Wardens trapped a black bear in the south east edge of town. The bear at that time was just resting in a backyard. It was removed as a precaution to prevent…