Trapping Reform in Wyoming

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WY MAX?

A Yellowstone collared research wolf crosses out of the Park’s safe zone, only to be trapped, and then shot by a Montana Governor without a required wolf trapping course. Why?

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“SPIRIT” is a magnificent sculpture commissioned for Awareness Through Art by artist Terry Chambers.  These traps and snares were designed to trap and kill animals, but WU and Chambers are finding a new use for them as components in artwork to raise awareness about trapping.

Beavers: Eco-Engineers
Awareness Through Art
Bobcat Economic Value Study
UNtrap Packs — Pet Release Tool Kit
Trap Release Workshops

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Wyoming Trapping Incidents

We need your help — together we can achieve trapping reform in Wyoming

Tens of thousands of animals are trapped in Wyoming every single year. These numbers represent only the trapped animals reported by less than 30% of trappers in Wyoming from 2008 to 2020. For every trap, we believe one to ten non-target animals may be trapped. Every animal and bird of prey is a possible victim.

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