Game and Fish Commission to meet in Laramie at new regional office

The public is invited to attend the July meeting, open house and office dedication

6/25/2018 2:32:58 PM

Cheyenne - The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission’s next meeting is July 9-11, 2018 in Laramie. The public is invited to attend and provide input. The meeting will be held at the new Laramie Regional Office and Wildlife Forensic and Fish Health Lab Building, 1212 South Adams Street. There will also be an open house and dedication for the office and lab on July 9 beginning at 6 p.m. where the public is invited to meet commissioners and other department personnel.  The open house is hosted by the Wyoming Arts Council and the Society for Wildlife Forensic Science.

The Commission will be asked to vote on several items including the Commission's 2019 fiscal year budget, fishing regulations for the next three years, projects from the Animal Damage Management Board, a revised management objective for the Lander moose herd unit as well as Chapter 47-Gray Wolf Hunting Seasons and updates to Chapter 22-Watercraft Regulations and Chapter 62, which is the regulations for Aquatic Invasive Species.

The Commission will also hear information presentations about reducing costs associated with credit card transaction fees for license and stamp purchases, a recap of the 2018 Wyoming Outdoor Expo and reports from a team which has been working on simplifying the hunting license issuance process. Game and Fish employees and commissioners will also present the department’s annual service and department awards.

In-person public comment opportunities are available during each specific agenda item and on any matter the public can speak to the Commission at the end of the day; an agenda can be found on the Commission webpage. The meeting will be live-streamed on the Internet. Learn more and watch here.

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 (307-777-4540))

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