Game and Fish takes draft disease proposal on the road as it postpones addressing elk winter feedgrounds.
Wyoming Game and Fish Department
Game and Fish Department estimated 110,300 wapiti in Wyoming this spring, 29% above objective as agency seeks harvest of 25,955.
They can be fine companions on a drift boat, and now they are being trained to sniff out aquatic invasive species too.
Tackling worries that 22 state feedgrounds might spread chronic wasting disease would “weigh down” a statewide group, Game and Fish Department says.
Introduced by Idaho in 1969, mountain goats join habitat fragmentation and genetic isolation in threatening an iconic native sheep herd’s future.