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Game and Fish Commission to meet in Buffalo

Public invited to attend in-person, online

9/6/2022 7:47:16 PM

Cheyenne - The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission’s next meeting is Sept. 13 -14  in Buffalo. The meeting will be held at the Bomber Mountain Civic Center, 63 North Burritt Ave. The public is invited to attend in-person or online via ZOOM video conferencing and will have a chance to speak to the Commission on any matter.

The Commission will be asked to approve four regulations:

  • Chapter 28, Regulation Governing Big or Trophy Game Animal or Game Bird or Gray Wolf Damage Claims
  • Chapter 34, Auxiliary Management Hunting Seasons
  • Chapter 35, Hunting Permit Regulations for Persons with Disabilities
  • Chapter 62, Regulation for Aquatic Invasive Species

The department will also ask the Commission to approve an acquisition of 120-acre inholding within the Spence and Moriarity wildlife management area to enhance public access. 

Planned informational presentations by the department include an update on the employee housing project in Jackson, the Cody Region office construction progress, elk license allocation history and proposed regulation timeline as well as an update on zebra mussels in South Dakota and the impacts to Wyoming.

The full agenda and presentations are available on the Game and Fish website. Given the nature of the meeting, the agenda is subject to change, and items may be presented earlier or later than the listed times.

To participate via ZOOM, links to join the meeting for each day are available on the Commission webpage. A phone option is available.  Learn more and watch on the Commission webpage.
 
The State of Wyoming supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Anyone needing auxiliary aids should contact the Game and Fish at (307) 777-4501. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.

(Sara DiRienzo, Public Information Officer - (sara.dirienzo@wyo.gov))

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