game and fish license fees http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Computer Error Means More Hunting Licenses Available For Sale http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/computer-error-means-more-hunting-licenses-available-sale <p>A computer error has left the Wyoming Game and Fish with nearly 700 leftover hunting licenses. The agency reported today that the error only affected a small percentage of online sales.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jennifer </span>Doering<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;with Game and Fish says that website visitors who attempted to reserve group licenses didn’t see a confirmation screen after making their purchase. The result was that many people thought their sale had not gone through—so they tried again.</span></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 22:56:14 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 61502 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Computer Error Means More Hunting Licenses Available For Sale Legislature Frees Up $7M For Game And Fish http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/legislature-frees-7m-game-and-fish <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial; font-size: small; line-height: normal;">Grizzly bear management and Wyoming Game and Fish employee health insurance will be covered out of the state’s general fund in future budget cycles. The Legislature passed a bill that sidesteps their refusal to raise hunting and fishing licenses fees by allowing the agency to request state funding for those programs. Game and Fish Director Scott Talbott says it will free up about $7 million.</span></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 00:15:03 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 54865 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Legislature Frees Up $7M For Game And Fish Poll Shows Wyomingites Support a Hunting and Fishing License Hike http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/poll-shows-wyomingites-support-hunting-and-fishing-license-hike <p>A poll says that 63-percent of&nbsp;Wyoming residents would support a hike in hunting and fishing license fees if it meant paying to rescue the state’s many wildlife programs from a long-running fiscal crisis.&nbsp;550 residents were surveyed by DFM Research of Saint Paul, Minnesota. The margin of error is five percent.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 01:41:55 +0000 Melodie Edwards 52943 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Poll Shows Wyomingites Support a Hunting and Fishing License Hike $5 million budget cut concerns Game and Fish supporters http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/5-million-budget-cut-concerns-game-and-fish-supporters <p>The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission approved nearly five million dollars in budget cuts that were necessary after the legislature failed to approved an increase in game and fish license fees.&nbsp; The department is funded 80 percent by license fees and was already dealing with a deficit when the fee hikes were voted down.&nbsp; But lawmakers wanted the Game and Fish Department to be more efficient.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck has more.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 21:14:47 +0000 Bob Beck 43647 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org $5 million budget cut concerns Game and Fish supporters