wyoming game and fish department http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Game And Fish Funding Bill Survives Another Day http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/game-and-fish-funding-bill-survives-another-day <p>The Wyoming House of Representatives again discussed whether to provide money to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for health insurance and for management of grizzly bears.&nbsp;</p><p>Wednesday the House voted down an attempt to remove the Grizzly funding and Thursday the House defeated an amendment that would have removed health insurance funds.&nbsp; House Floor Leader Kermit Brown says the additional money is needed because lawmakers won't approve license fee increases.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 01:14:14 +0000 Bob Beck 54667 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Game And Fish Funding Bill Survives Another Day Commission restricts motorized use of the Snake River http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/commission-restricts-motorized-use-snake-river <p>The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission voted Monday to impose limits on what types of motorized craft can be used on Teton County’s <span class="highlight" id="0.46510494767317434" name="searchHitInReadingPane">Snake</span> River, and when.<br> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 23:46:42 +0000 Stephanie Joyce 47423 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Commission restricts motorized use of the Snake River Laramie-based wildlife forensics lab uses DNA to solve poaching cases http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/laramie-based-wildlife-forensics-lab-uses-dna-solve-poaching-cases <p>INTRO: Each year, the Game and Fish Department discovers dozens of wildlife crimes in Wyoming. They range from hunting without a license, to killing an animal from the road. The department takes these infractions very seriously, and runs a cutting-edge wildlife forensics lab to investigate them. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow visited the lab and filed this report.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 23:17:24 +0000 Willow Belden 33500 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Laramie-based wildlife forensics lab uses DNA to solve poaching cases Regulators to collect feedback on wolf management plan http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/regulators-collect-feedback-wolf-management-plan <p>Next week the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will begin a series of public meetings. They&rsquo;ll gather public input on the rules and regulations the department will use to manage wolves in the state.&nbsp;&nbsp; The rules will be finalized by the Game and Fish Commission in April. Chief Game Warden Brian Nesbit and the Department Director Scott Talbott talk with Wyoming Public Radio&rsquo;s Bob Beck.</p><p> Mon, 26 Mar 2012 19:36:07 +0000 Bob Beck 21654 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Regulators to collect feedback on wolf management plan Wyoming authorities urge drivers to watch for wildlife http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-authorities-urge-drivers-watch-wildlife <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wyoming authorities are stepping up warnings about moose-vehicle collisions along Highway 390 in Teton<br />County after some game wardens had to shoot and kill a suffering mother in front of her calf.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says wardens had to shoot the cow moose Dec. 16 because her right leg had been shattered by a car. Afterward, her calf moose pawed at the corpse and ran around<br />in circles in distress.</p> Mon, 26 Dec 2011 14:54:07 +0000 The Associated Press 17093 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming authorities urge drivers to watch for wildlife New state fishing regulations are unveiled http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-state-fishing-regulations-are-unveiled <p>New Wyoming fishing regulations take effect<br />beginning in January.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Wyoming anglers generally will be allowed to keep six trout of<br />any size in lakes and rivers around the state but will only be<br />allowed to keep three trout from a river or stream, with only one<br />of the three trout being over 16 inches. There will be exceptions<br />to the general limit in certain waters around the state.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The new regulation will allow anglers to keep up to 16 brook<br />trout of any size. The old regulation specified only six brook Tue, 13 Dec 2011 15:26:01 +0000 The Associated Press 16444 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New state fishing regulations are unveiled