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))

- WGFD -

Notice: Wyoming watercraft registration closed during October

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be closing the 2018 watercraft registration season and preparing for the 2019 season during the month of October. 

Continue reading...

Governor Mead announces agreement on Good Neighbor Authority between Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the U.S. Forest Service

Governor Matt Mead has announced the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the National Forest Service have entered into an agreement to conduct forest, rangeland and watershed restoration services on Forest Service lands in the state of Wyoming.

Continue reading...

Wyoming Game and Fish Department finalizing investigation after hunting guide killed by grizzly bears

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is working to finalize its investigation into a recent grizzly bear attack that killed a local hunting guide and injured his client. Yesterday, Game and Fish killed the two grizzly bears believed to be involved in the attack.

Continue reading...

Wyoming joins other states to research how much hunters help control CWD

This year Wyoming and several other states and a Canadian province joined together to start a chronic wasting disease research project that could show if hunting helps control CWD. 

Continue reading...

Aquatic invasive species check stations close for the season

Boating season in Wyoming is coming to a close and so are the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aquatic invasive species check stations.

Continue reading...

Sage Grouse Coordinator Tom Christiansen retiring from Game and Fish after 33 years

Tom Christiansen, sage grouse coordinator for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, is retiring after years 33 of service.

Continue reading...

Game and Fish Commission to meet at Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp in September

The public is invited to attend meeting, camp dedication and open house

Continue reading...

Deadline for Springer pheasant hunt permit looming

Young hunters can even apply for youth-only days

Continue reading...

Wyoming Backcountry Hunters and Anglers donation provides 4,650 acres of hunting and fishing public access

Wyoming Backcountry Hunters and Anglers’ generous donation of $1,500 will provide nearly 4,650 acres of access, which truly impacts hunters and anglers in Wyoming

Continue reading...

Email Newsletter

Email Newsletter Sign Up

Stay up to date on all Wyoming Game and Fish news either by email or text message. Click the link below to get started.

Sign Up Today


Conserving Wildlife - Serving People