The Game and Fish commission rejects appeals by two stockmen who sought $388,696 more than what agency managers said laws and regulations allow.
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.
Measure would hand power to governor and require livestock board input. Sierra Club calls the bill “a pretty terrible idea.”
Wildlife agency rewrites 10-year-old document to better address conflicts with an increasing number of wind and solar projects.
Research could help target and change barriers that most hinder wildlife movements and migrations, authors write. Their Wyoming work developed a global model.