Game and Fish Seeks Public Input on Big Game Herd Objectives

G&F Wildlife Biologist Tony Mong (right) and Dr. Kevin Monteith (left) get ready to release a collared pronghorn antelope near Wamsutter.

GREEN RIVER—The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public information meetings to review and discuss big game herd management objectives for the Baggs mule deer herd, Baggs pronghorn antelope herd and the Bitter Creek pronghorn herd. Game and Fish periodically reviews wildlife herd objectives to determine if they are appropriate.  Herd Objectives determine the long-term management goals for each big game herd.

            The Baggs mule deer herd includes hunt areas 82, 84 and 100. The Baggs pronghorn antelope herd includes hunt areas 53 and 55 and the Bitter Creek pronghorn antelope herd includes hunt areas 57 and 58.  Big game herd management objectives for these herds will be discussed at meetings in Baggs, Laramie, Rock Springs and Rawlins.

            Meetings will be held at the following locations:

6:30 p.m., May 11, Rawlins, Jeffrey Center, 315 W Pine Street

6:30 p.m., May 12, Baggs, Valley Community Center, 225 W Osborne

6:30 p.m., May 13, Rock Springs, Rock Springs Library, 400 C Street, Ferraro Room

6:30 p.m. May 14, Laramie, University of Wyoming, Berry Center, Rm. 138 (near the corner of N. 10th St. and E. Lewis St.)

 

The State of Wyoming supports the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Anyone requiring auxiliary aids regarding this public notice should contact the Green River Game and Fish Office at 800-843-8096.  Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.