CHEYENNE - The draft Platte Valley Mule Deer Herd Initiative is now available for review on the Wyoming Game and Fish Department website.
The draft is the result of two series of workshops conducted in 2011 on future management of the Platte Valley mule deer herd. Hunters, landowners, outfitters and anyone else interested in this herd are encouraged to participate in the third workshop to discuss the plan.
Workshops will be held from 6-9 p.m. at the following locations:
February 21: Saratoga -
Platte Valley Community Center, 210 W. Elm St.
February 22: Rawlins -
Jeffrey Memorial Community Center, 315 E. Pine St.
February 23: Laramie -
UW Business Bldg. Room 21; 15th and Ivinson.
February 24: Cheyenne -
WGFD Headquarters, Elk Room, 5400 Bishop Blvd.
The Platte Valley mule deer herd is one of the focus herds under the Wyoming Mule Deer Initiative. This herd has been selected for a collaborative public process special attention as part of the Game and Fish effort to address declining mule deer numbers throughout the state. Over the past years, the Platte Valley deer herd has been a source of concern for wildlife managers and the public alike.
Find the draft initiative on the WGFD website by clicking on "Mule Deer Initiative" and "Platte Valley Mule Deer Initiative Information" or by Clicking Here.
The state of Wyoming supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Anyone requiring auxiliary aids to attend a meeting should contact the Laramie Game and Fish Office at (307) 745-4046. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.
(Contact: Al Langston (307) 777-4540)