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Why You Should Get Your Deer Checked for CWD

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Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) was first detected during the 1960’s in a captive deer research facility in Colorado. Although that’s not yet the worst thing that Wyoming has inherited from Colorado (#vanlife) it is becoming an increasing concern for wildlife managers and hunters. In summary, CWD is incurable, causes degradative neurological effects and weight loss, and has never been eradicated…

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Sportsmen Front the Bill for Wildlife in Wyoming, But How?

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By | Auna Kaufmann Whether you say “hunting is conservation” or are frustrated by the price of a mule deer license, it is good to know where your money is going and how it impacts the management of wildlife in Wyoming. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is funded largely by license revenue. Hunting, fishing, and trapping licenses, tag application…

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How is the Game and Fish Funded?

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If you enjoy hunting game in Wyoming, you probably are aware the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) sets regulations, charges fees for licenses, and much more. They are the primary managers of all wildlife in Wyoming, directed to do so by the Commission. Each state’s wildlife managers do things a little differently, but in order to hunt in Wyoming,…

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