State and Region

Wolves to be delisted

On Friday, the US Fish and Wildlife Service announced its intention to publish a final rule removing gray wolves from the federal list of threatened and endangered species in Wyoming. Wolves will be officially delisted and placed under state management…

Leftover elk, deer, and antelope licenses on sale

Hunters who missed the application periods to get into the drawings for elk, deer, and antelope licenses could still have an opportunity to hunt this fall by picking up licenses that were undersubscribed in the initial drawings. Leftover full-price licenses…

Sage grouse workshops offered

On June 2, 2011, Governor Mead signed Sage Grouse Executive Order (SGEO) 2011-5 replacing the previous Sage Grouse Executive Order 2010-4 initiated by Governor Freudenthal. The state of Wyoming is holding three workshops to discuss updated information and answer questions…

Campaign Guide available online

Max Maxfield, Secretary of State, has released the 2012 Wyoming Campaign Guide. The online guide is updated each election year as a resource for candidates, their supporters, and others involved in political campaigns. It is also widely used by political…

State of Wyoming to join lawsuit over forest plan

Governor Matt Mead recently announced Wyoming has filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit, in order to defend an amendment to the Black Hills Forest Plan. The amendment was developed by the Black Hills National Forest, Wyoming and South…

Emergency insect management grant applications now available

The Wyoming Emergency Insect Management Committee recently released the 2012 Emergency Insect Management Program grant package and is now accepting applications. Any state or political subdivision may apply for assistance from the committee through the program for outbreaks of grasshoppers,…