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Captive Breeding Rules pass through the WGF Commission

Photo courtesy of Mark Gocke.

Sage-Grouse Captive Breeding Update: In the 2017 legislative session a bill passed to create a program dedicated to captive breeding of the Greater sage-grouse. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) was charged with developing regulations for this program.  A program that would allow private companies to gather wild eggs and raise birds for private […]

Meadows: Allowing companies to capitalize on wildlife to make up for development is not a Wyoming value

First published in the Casper Star Tribune The current mess we are in with greater sage grouse is just history repeating itself. We have been here before, and we have made these mistakes — mistakes that have cost sportsmen and sportswomen of this country billions to try to repair the damage. Damage that could have […]

Our Comments to WGF on Captive Rearing of Sage Grouse

Last year the Wyoming State Legislature voted to approve House Bill 271.  This bill required the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGF) to write rules to allow for captive farming of Greater sage grouse. You can read the bill in its entirety here. You can learn more about the sponsors of the bill here. Since […]