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Jan 07 2022A new scientific publication in Ecological Solutions and Evidence suggests unreliable scientific methods are currently informing abundance estimates and management of bobcat populations in the western United States. Wyoming Untrapped Executive Director, Loren Taylor, stated, “All agencies with jurisdictional management authority have a responsibility to both wildlife, in this case bobcats, and the public to ensure data integrity when utilizing such information to justify setting harvest limits or allowing hunting and trapping.”
Speak out for Emergency ESA Listing now!
Upon reviewing two petitions filed to list the gray wolf in the western U.S. as threatened or endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) found the petitions presented substantial credible information indicating listing action may be warranted.
The USFWS is now accepting public comments.
We are excited to announce our newest education and awareness project, the “Beaver Dam Cam”. Beavers are keystone species, meaning they create habitat necessary for other species’ survival. Unfortunately, beavers are trapped and killed for recreation or because they are considered a nuisance. The removal of beavers from the landscape negatively impacts many other plants, wildlife, and fish species.
Tens of thousands of animals are trapped and snared in Wyoming every single year! Many are unreported.
These numbers represent only the trapped animals reported by less than 30% of trappers in Wyoming from 2008 to 2021. For every trap, we believe one to three non-target animals may be trapped. Every animal and bird of prey is a possible victim.