Western Watersheds Project

CASPER — A legal standoff over grizzly bear killings in Bridger-Teton National Forest will continue as conservation groups challenge a recent court ruling that sided with federal officials and local ranchers.  The bears’ advocates initially sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest...
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...
Bridger-Teton considers phasing out two elk feedgrounds   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   The Bridger-Teton National Forest will consider phasing out the Dell Creek and Forest Park winter elk feedgrounds as it studies Wyoming’s request to continue feeding 900 or more elk at the two sites....
Rep. Sommers: Game and Fish won’t let 400 Dell Creek elk starve   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   A Sublette County legislator is confident Game and Fish Department personnel “will work their butt[s] off” to ensure some 400 elk that depend on the Dell Creek Feedground don’t starve this...
Sublette County elk feeding program in doubt   By Joy Ufford Sublette Examiner  Via Wyoming News Exchange   PINEDALE — Feeding tons of hay to wild elk wintering around the Dell Creek feedground in Bondurant – to keep them out of privately owned haystacks – might not happen this year due to a Sept....
Feds consider relisting wolf as endangered species   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — Responding to concerns from environmental groups, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Wednesday that it will study whether gray wolves in Wyoming and elsewhere in the West...
Judge: No evidence of ‘certain and great harm’ to grizzlies   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   A judge shared his reasoning Friday on why he refused to halt the killing of grizzly bears, killings that protect a historic Wyoming cattle drive and ranching operation on the Bridger-Teton...
By Heather Richards Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Environmental group Western Watersheds Project is suing the federal government for information about Wyoming’s 5,000-well oil and gas project in Converse County.  The group argued in its suit, filed Wednesday in Idaho,...

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