Trapping Reform in Wyoming

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May 2014

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  • 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    
  • How to Release Your Pet From a Trap – Produced by Wyoming Untrapped

    Be 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.