deer 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 Urban deer still a problem in Thermopolis http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/urban-deer-still-problem-thermopolis <p>While deer numbers across the state of Wyoming may be down, Thermopolis has an urban deer population that seems to be holding close to steady and doing a lot of damage to yards and gardens.</p><p>For the third year in a row, the city has applied for and received a special permit from Wyoming Game and Fish that allows the police department to shoot a certain number of mule deer who have been calling Thermopolis home.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 01:13:14 +0000 Chelsea Biondolillo 48109 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Urban deer still a problem in Thermopolis Game and Fish pushes to allow baiting of big game http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/game-and-fish-pushes-allow-baiting-big-game <p>The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is pushing to allow baiting of big game animals to allow hunters to lure deer herds away from towns.</p><p>The Legislature&#39;s Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and Cultural Resources Committee is sponsoring a bill that would allow the state Game Commission authority to bait deer into places where they could be killed safely.</p><p>Sen. Bruce Burns of Sheridan is co-chairman of the legislative committee. He says towns in the region would take advantage of the new law to allow hunters to thin out the herds of whitetail deer.</p> Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:35:48 +0000 The Associated Press 17978 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Game and Fish pushes to allow baiting of big game