Wyoming Game and Fish

Dan Andrews’s oil painting, “Out on a Limb,” won the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s 2022 conservation stamp art award.

Colorado wildlife artist Dan Andrews is no stranger to winning the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s conservation stamp art award. His art was selected in 1986 (pronghorn) and 2016 (swift fox).  Still, when his oil painting of a Pacific marten was crowned the winner of the Wyoming Game and Fish...
A unanimous recommendation that would split white-tail and mule deer hunting licenses in the state has been forwarded to the Travel, Recreation, Wildlife, and Cultural Resources Committee of the Wyoming House of Representatives. The governor-appointed Wyoming Wildlife Taskforce wants the committee...
Two of famous mamma grizzly bear 399’s male cubs are on a walkabout out of Jackson Hole and into the Green River valley in Sublette County. The 2-year-old grizzlies dispersed from their home range via separate routes, Dan Thompson, Wyoming Game and Fish large carnivore supervisor, said June 7. They...
PINEDALE (WNE) — Six conservation groups submitted a 16-page recommendation to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department on Wednesday, requesting the state begin phasing out 22 state-run feedgrounds where elk are artificially fed each winter. This request was made to “prioritize the health of the...
PINEDALE — This year’s springtime planning meeting on May 25 for the Pinedale Anticline Project Area was the first in-person meeting among operators, officials and biologists, the third total since COVID shut down public gatherings.  The meeting took place at the Pinedale Field Office with...
PINEDALE (WNE) — Just because you don’t see something doesn’t mean it isn’t there. That especially goes for mountain lions, whose elusive and silent natures often keep them hidden from public view.  For Wyoming Game and Fish, mountain lions’ hunting seasons are set on a three-year management cycle...
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources committee is considering a controversial bill draft requiring separate hunting licenses for white-tailed deer and mule deer. The Wyoming Wildlife Task Force brought the recommendation to the committee...
The Wyoming Supreme Court has rejected Thermopolis area rancher Josh Longwell’s claim that the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission owes him $288,527 for calves killed by grizzly bears. The court on April 28 upheld a district court decision that also rejected Longwell’s claim and that found an...
JACKSON — When Lindsey Wennerth saw two of grizzly 399’s offspring meandering through the Solitude subdivision Thursday evening, her motherly instincts kicked in. Seeing the 2-year-old subadults out on their own, knowing they’d been emancipated from their mother, proved emotional, Wennerth said....
SHERIDAN — Months after the Wyoming Legislature approved a recommendation to increase the allocation of “Big 5” hunting licenses to resident hunters, the Wyoming Wildlife Task Force has returned with an additional suggestion. During the May 9 meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Travel,...

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