Category Archives: News and Notices

University of Wyoming Study Reveals Hunters and Anglers Spend Millions in Carbon County

March 27, 2017 Wyoming Wildlife Federation Contact: Chamois Andersen (307) 438-1724 (cell) UW Study Reveals Hunters and Anglers Spend Millions in Carbon County A University of Wyoming (UW) study on the economic impacts of hunting and fishing in Carbon County shows sportsmen provide millions of dollars to the local economy each year. In 2015, hunters […]

UW Study Reveals Hunters and Anglers Spend Millions in Carbon County

March 27, 2017 ***NEWS RELEASE*** Wyoming Wildlife Federation Contact: Chamois Andersen (307) 438-1724 (cell)  UW Study Reveals Hunters and Anglers Spend Millions in Carbon County A University of Wyoming (UW) study on the economic impacts of hunting and fishing in Carbon County shows sportsmen provide millions of dollars to the local economy each year. In […]

Hickerson is the 2017 recipient of the Jespersen Award!

UW PROJECT: Hornyhead chub in Wyoming have a highly limited distribution and are classified as a Species of Greatest Conservation Need by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Western populations of Hornyhead Chub are isolated glacial relicts that are disjunct from the main distribution of the species in the midwestern United States. Glacial relict populations of […]

NEWS RELEASE: UW Study Reveals Hunters and Anglers Spend Millions in Sublette County

March 8, 2017 ***NEWS RELEASE*** Wyoming Wildlife Federation Contact: Chamois Andersen (307) 438-1724 UW Study Reveals Hunters and Anglers Spend Millions in Sublette County A University of Wyoming (UW) study on the economic impacts of hunting and fishing in Sublette County shows sportsmen provide millions of dollars to the local economy. In 2015, hunters and anglers injected […]

Senate mulls striking down BLM rule – Star Tribune

Senate mulls striking down BLM rule – Casper Star Tribune By, Heather Richards  http://trib.com/business/energy/senate-mulls-striking-down-blm-rule/article_a2703db5-7b1f-551e-9c40-31500d5a0a84.html The U.S. Senate considered striking down the Bureau of Land Management’s new rule-making protocol, BLM 2.0, on Monday night, in a continued attempt to purge Obama-era regulations. The dry federal process has become the topic of heated debate as conservative leaders […]

Appeals Court Lifts Gray Wolf Protections In Wyoming – NPR

Appeals Court Lifts Gray Wolf Protections In Wyoming By MELODIE EDWARDS • MAR 3, 2017 Natural Resources & Energy TweetShareGoogle+Email CREDIT WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Federal protections for the gray wolf in Wyoming were lifted by a federal appeals judge Friday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has considered the species ready for delisting for years. The recovery goal for […]

Art Show to Benefit WWF

Jackson artist Danny Shervin will host special show to benefit the Wyoming Wildlife Federation’s Public Lands Campaign *Danny Shervin Solo Art Show and Opening* RAFFLE FOR WILDLIFE ART! 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday, March 10 at the Pink Garter Theatre/The Rose in Jackson Hole FREE ADMISSION, ALL AGES The event will include a live […]

Wolves to be removed from Endangered Species List

Court Rules in Favor of Wyoming Wolf Delisting The Washington DC Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), State of Wyoming and others regarding the delisting of wolves from the Endangered Species List in Wyoming. The case was originally filed in November of 2012 and involved […]

CALL TO ACTION – Contact our WY US Senators – Vote “YES” on BLM Planning 2.0

Feb. 27, 2017 CALL TO ACTION Contact our WY US Senators – Vote “YES” on BLM Planning 2.0 Please send an email or call Sen. Barrasso (866-235-9553) and Sen. Enzi (888- 250-1879) and ask them to support and vote “YES” in favor of BLM Planning 2.0. Planning 2.0 by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) […]

Wildlife scientists oppose sage grouse farming bill – Star Tribune

Wildlife scientists oppose sage grouse farming bill By Christine Peterson 307-746-3121, Christine.Peterson@trib.com http://trib.com/lifestyles/recreation/wildlife-scientists-oppose-sage-grouse-farming-bill/article_a8c36405-cf73-52fa-9d74-e138fbdc4946.html Wyoming’s largest group of wildlife scientists announced recently it opposes a bill moving through the Wyoming Legislature that would allow private industry to raise sage grouse using eggs collected in the wild. The bill, HB271, “is not supported by leading science on […]