Wyoming Game and Fish reports more than 104,800 wapiti in the state — 31 percent above objectives — but disruptions of hunting patterns present challenges.
In latest test for endangered species, feds and state face off against conservationists.
A week before the Legislature begins its 2016 budget session, conservation conflicts have broken out involving wolves, grizzlies, tourism traffic and trapping.
As the feds begin to remove protections from Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, emotional reaction follows, particularly regarding hunting.
In a rarely documented occurrence, an avalanche killed a radio-collared wolf in Yellowstone National Park in 2014.