Wyoming Game And Fish Working With Animal Planet On New Show
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be working with the Animal Planet television network this fall on a pilot program featuring Wyoming game wardens and other Game and Fish personnel as they conduct their wildlife law enforcement and wildlife management activities throughout Wyoming.
According to a news release, initially the program, titled, “Back Country Wyoming”, will focus on the day-to-day duties of game wardens. If the pilot evolves into something more, it will feature many more of the various activities of Game and Fish personnel ranging from aerial and ground wildlife surveys, monitoring and tracking radio collared animals, techniques used in wildlife management , watercraft safety patrols and forensic science techniques used in wildlife law enforcement. The pilot program air date is yet to be determined.
Hunters in the field are advised they may encounter film crews this fall with some of Wyoming’s game wardens as Animal Planet films various check station, wildlife management and enforcement activities.
“Back Country Wyoming” is being produced for Animal Planet by Al Roker Entertainment Inc. and Quinn Wells Entertainment Inc. The Animal Planet television network is available in more than 94 million homes in the U.S.