Trapping Reform in Wyoming

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May 11, 2014

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  • Wyoming Game and Fish to Trap Wolves Throughout Spring and Fall 2014

    Wyoming 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:
  • New Mexico Sierra Club – FAQ on Trapping

    The 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