CASPER, Wyo. – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will try to buy 10,000 adult pheasants for this fall's hunting season after all of the birds at a farm near Torrington had to be destroyed because of disease.
Brian Nesvik, chief of Game and Fish's wildlife division, says the department is asking bird farms across the nation if they can supply the pheasants at an estimated cost of between $100,000 and $110,000.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Former Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal has joined the international law firm of Crowell & Moring as senior counsel.
Freudenthal says in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that the firm will open an office in Cheyenne, where he will be based. He will work for the firm's Environment and Natural Resources Group.
He says he will advise clients on issues that he handled during his two terms as governor, including minerals, natural resources development and environmental permitting.
Laramie, Wyo. – Planting is underway on a green roof being established at the University of Wyoming's Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. Landscapers are installing a variety of native grasses, wildflowers, cacti and shrubs, among other things.