Dec 30 2020
Take Action: 24-Hour Trap and Snare CheckScientific studies show that 24-hour trap checks help reduce the severity of injuries to captured animals.
Dec 28 2020
Wyoming’s other white-tailAs the law now stands, they can be shot or trapped year-round. Perhaps we are the only state to abuse native jackrabbits in this way. The agencies call it recreational shooting.
Dec 23 2020
Dog “Shia” caught in leghold, Chimney Park area, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, WYA dog, "Shia" was caught in a leghold trap on Sunday, Dec 20, 2020, near the Chimney Park area, near Laramie, Wyoming. This is the fourth pet reported trapped in four weeks, that we know about. Until we can separate traps and trails, please stay vigilant.
Dec 15 2020
Dog barely escaped snare incident, Vedauwoo, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, WYUntil I became a member of this group, I never knew that traps and snares were set in area we traverse all the time. Tonight we came across a series of snares about 20 yards off of Road 701E. On top of everything else I carry in winter months, I now plan on packing a "trap defense" tool kit as well. What a shame it is I have to worry about me or my dog being snared on public land...
Dec 14 2020
Game and Fish Working to Notify Public of Trapping on Management Areas, Drafting New Regulations“Game and Fish is committed to a collaborative approach to address the full range of concerns around trapping,” said Rick King, Game and Fish chief of wildlife. “That includes increasing our efforts to enhance the public awareness and understanding of trapping, as well as continuing conversations about the issues associated with trapping on public lands.”