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  • Trap Release Workshops 2022

    Trap Release Workshops are back, offered in three Wyoming towns starting 9/29/22. What you learn may save your pet's life. This year's workshops will be held in Laramie, Pinedale, and Jackson. This event was made possible by our wonderful sponsors, Friends of Bridger-Teton and PAWS of Jackson Hole, and through the generosity of our supporters, Humane Society of the United States (HSUS), Wyoming Coalition for Animal Protection (WYCAP), Happy Endings Animal Rescue (H.E.A.R),  and caring individual donors nationwide. We are grateful for every single one of you. Click on the image to learn more, and plan to attend one of these informative workshops.
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Join our annual fundraiser for matching funds to Wyoming Untrapped!

It’s the giving time of the year when we reach out to our supporters to join us in this annual community fundraiser which will partially match your donations. Your support ensures a future for safe public lands for people, pets and our wild neighbors, where inhumane trapping is unimaginable. Thank you!

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Our Programs

We are excited to announce our newest education and awareness project, the “Beaver Dam Cam”. Beavers are keystone species, meaning they create habitat necessary for other species’ survival. Unfortunately, beavers are trapped and killed for recreation or because they are considered a nuisance. The removal of beavers from the landscape negatively impacts many other plants, wildlife, and fish species.

Beaver Dam Cam
Snare Aware Wyoming
Beavers: Eco-Engineers
Engagement Through Film

Awareness Through Art
Bobcat Economic Value Study
UNtrap Packs — Pet Release Tool Kit
Trap Release Workshop

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Best of Jackson Hole 2022

Each year the Jackson Hole community votes to recognize the best businesses, organizations, and individuals. We’re honored to have won bronze for the Best Nonprofit in the valley through Best of Jackson Hole. Thank you!

Bobcat Management

Is unreliable science guiding bobcat management in Wyoming and other western US states?

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Wyoming Trapping Incidents

Tens of thousands of animals are trapped and snared in Wyoming every single year! Many are unreported.

These numbers represent only the trapped animals reported by less than 30% of trappers in Wyoming from 2008 to 2021. For every trap, we believe one to three non-target animals may be trapped. Every animal and bird of prey is a possible victim.

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Badger

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Beaver

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Marten

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Mink

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Muskrat

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Weasel

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Bobcat

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