The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will allow hunters to take up to 58 wolves, which is up from allowable harvest of 44 last year.
Wyoming Game and Fish Commission
The decision follows months of public meetings and discussions.
Of the approximately 33,000 signatures on the petition, about 400 originated within Wyoming.
Would be the first grizzly bear hunting in the lower 48 states in more than 40 years.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has declined to make any immediate changes regarding use of crossbows during the state’s archery season. Wardens and biologists in the Wyoming Game and Fish Department compiled a report recently that recommended not allowing crossbows during the special archery season. But the Casper Star-Tribune reports that some commission members expressed support…
Unusually cold weather and heavy snowfall that blanketed much of the region last winter killed off many young deer, prompting wildlife officials throughout the Rocky Mountain states to take measures such as reducing the number of hunting permits to try to help devastated wildlife populations rebound.
Farm would be the first in the U.S. to rear greater sage grouse for release in the wild.
But statewide, Wyoming plans to offer more licenses for antelope, mule deer, white-tailed deer, elk and bighorn sheep. Fewer moose and bison licenses will be offered.