Grizzly bear trapping for monitoring purposes to begin in Northwest Wyoming- public reminded to heed warning signs

As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will conduct grizzly bear capture operations in areas of northwest Wyoming beginning this spring and continuing through early fall.   Game and Fish biologists will conduct grizzly bear trapping operations in both…

WY Bears awake and active

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds outdoor recreationalists and rural homeowners in bear-inhabited areas of Wyoming to maintain awareness of bears. Already this year, there have been bear conflicts and one human injury in Wyoming.    “Even the most experienced recreationalists or rural homeowner who has lived in bear country for years can wind…

Montana Statewide Elk Management

Managing Montana’s elk populations at levels compatible with other land uses and meeting the current and future demand for hunting and other recreation has become increasingly complex, demanding increased comprehensive planning. FWP has operated under some form of elk plan since 1978. In 2005, Montana adopted a new, comprehensive elk plan.   The Elk Management…