Wyoming Game And Fish Commission To Review Post-Delisting Grizzly Bear Management Proposal At Special Meeting Next Week


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The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission will take public comment and review the draft Grizzly Bear Management Plan and the draft three-state Memorandum of Agreement at its special meeting on May 11, 2016 in Casper. The draft proposals outline how Wyoming would manage grizzly bears when they come off of the endangered species list. This follows a public comment period.

The United States Fish and Wildlife Service filed a proposed rule for removing grizzly bears from the endangered species list in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho on March 11, 2016. The grizzly bear was first listed as threatened in 1975.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission meeting will take place on May 11, 2016 at the Ramkota Hotel in Casper. The meeting will start at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to attend the meeting or watch online. https://wgfd.wyo.gov/About-Us/Game-and-Fish-Commission

The State of Wyoming supports the Americans with Disabilities Act. Anyone needing auxiliary aids should contact the Game and Fish at (307) 777-4501. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.

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