May 26 2014"In the midst of the family picnics, yard work, spring cleaning, photography jaunts, and graduation festivities, take a moment to think on the over 1.3 million military men and women that died in service to our country in wartime." Please enjoy this post shared with all of us by photographer Melissa Groo. (MelissaGroo.com)
May 25 2014Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks recently expressed concern regarding mountain lions falling victim to traps set for furbearing animals, including pine martens, as well as traps set for other predators.
Trap Incident Investigation Report
May 24, 2014
Gros Ventre Road, in Grand Teton NP
Fox, Skinned Coyote
Dead, Dumped, Skinned
Legal Trap, Illegal Dumping
A dead fox and the carcass of a…
May 12 2014WYOMING UNTRAPPED hosted our first outreach booth display, 5/10/14, at the Jackson Hole Eco Fair. We're seeking a safe and humane environment for people, pets, and wildlife through education and reform of state trapping regulations. Thank you to all of our new friends and supporters!
May 11 2014Wyoming Game & Fish will be TRAPPING and collaring wolves throughout the spring and fall for monitoring purposes. Signs will be posted in the trapping areas. In addition, unlimited traps (license not required) are legal on 85% of Wyoming public lands every single day of the year. To keep your companion animals safe, use a leash. Learn how to release your pet from a leghold, snare, and conibear trap. Always carry a leash and wire cutters when hiking. For more information, please watch our trap release video: https://vimeo.com/75665565
May 11 2014The majority of people who recreate on wild lands do so to observe wildlife and birds, hike, walk their pets, backpack, take photographs and otherwise enjoy nature. That objective is frustrated by the practice of animal trapping. Body gripping traps, such as legholds, Conibears and snares, are inhumane and indiscriminate. Traps capture non-target species that harm both individuals and entire wildlife populations, even imperiled species such as Mexican wolves, wolverines, and lynx. In addition, these traps pose a threat to the public and their domestic animals. FAQ'S ON TRAPPING
May 09 2014Be aware that traps are on public lands every day of the year in Wyoming. If you see a trap, or your dog gets caught in one of these devices, know what to do! To keep your companion animals safe, use a leash. Learn how to release your pet from a leghold, snare, and conibear trap. Always carry a leash and wire cutters when hiking. For more information, please watch our trap release video. https://vimeo.com/75665565