The regulation covers deer killed from the Sweetwater Herd in areas 96 and 97 southeast of Lander.
chronic wasting disease
Wyoming wildlife managers hope to enlist citizen stakeholders to help draft a new paradigm addressing social and biological problems and benefits of feeding elk in winter.
Commission approves seasons, larger hunt with wapiti populations 29% above objective. Re-assessment of CWD-infected Jackson Elk Herd size is postponed.
Supporters say feedground decisions impact cattle and the bill will ensure those interests are considered. Critics contend the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is once again being shackled by politics.
Bill to strip wildlife agency of authority over winter feedground closure advances with agriculture support, criticism from conservationists.