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Sweetwater Rocks Bighorn Sheep: reintroduction discussions


 
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is in the process of evaluating the potential to re-introduce bighorn sheep into the Sweetwater Rocks area.  This evaluation is the result of a local landowner’s request to the Wyoming Game and Fish Commission to consider the merits of reintroducing bighorn sheep into this portion of Wyoming.  The assessment and any subsequent actions will be in strict accordance with the “State-wide Bighorn/Domestic Sheep Interaction Plan” pursuant to Wyoming State Statute 11-19-604
 

PRESS RELEASE 12-07-2021:
Bighorn sheep in Sweetwater Rocks - public meetings to discuss updates

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is hosting public meetings to discuss updates on the evaluation of re-introducing bighorn sheep into the Sweetwater Rocks area. 
 
Public meetings will be held at 6 pm in two locations:
December 14 at the Jeffrey City Fire Hall, Coyote Dr, Jeffrey City, WY
December 15 at the Game and Fish Lander Regional Office, 260 Buena Vista Dr, Lander, WY
 
The assessment and any subsequent actions will be in strict accordance with the “State-wide Bighorn/Domestic Sheep Interaction Plan” pursuant to Wyoming State Statute 11-19-604.  
 
If you have any questions regarding our efforts to evaluate a bighorn sheep transplant please visit the webpage https://wgfd.wyo.gov/sweetsheep or contact Lander Wildlife Management Coordinator Daryl Lutz at (307) 332-2688. 

 
OR
Watch the November 9 public meeting 
 
 
If you have any questions regarding efforts to evaluate a bighorn sheep transplant please contact Lander Wildlife Management Coordinator Daryl Lutz at (307) 332-2688. 

 
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