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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host public meetings this month to discuss proposed changes to wolf management and the 2013 wolf hunting season.

 

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will host public meetings this month to discuss proposed changes to wolf management and the 2013 wolf hunting season.

April 30, 2013 8:06 am

Spring into Yellowstone

A May festival will focus on the birds and the wildlife that make the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem so unique.

“Spring into Yellowstone: Cody Birding and Wildlife Festival,” runs May 15-19.

A fire roughly northeast of Lovell had burned 1,528 acres as of Monday morning, but firefighters on the scene were getting it under control.

April 18, 2013 8:14 am

Up in flames

A California man escaped injury when his car burst into flames around 5 p.m. Saturday.

Wyoming’s wolf hunting quota could be reduced by half this year.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is proposing that the total 2013 quota in the wolf trophy game management and seasonal wolf trophy game management areas should be 26 wolves. Last year, it was 52 wolves.

April 09, 2013 8:31 am

Grizzly delisting next year?

Grizzly bears could be delisted in the next year or so, but it must be proven the bruins can get by without whitebark pine nuts.

That’s what Mark Bruscino said at the Wyoming Outfitters Guide Association and Cody Country Outfitters and Guides Association meeting Saturday morning in Cody.

Restoration begins

Workers are fixing the tallest chimney in these parts.

The chimney, formerly a hospital boiler smokestack at the old Japanese American internment camp above the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, is leaning to one side. It won’t get straightened, but the chimney will be repaired and repointed by remortaring the brickwork joints.

 

Send in the snowplows

Thanks to successful community fundraising campaigns, snowplows from Wyoming will plow the east and south entrances of Yellowstone National Park, allowing them to open on schedule, May 3 and May 10, respectively.