Wyoming Grizzly Hunting Regulations

Grizzly BearTo all,
The time again has come to attend meetings and comment online, this time it is for the proposed Grizzly Bear Hunting Season and Regulations in Wyoming.  I have attached the draft plan, its pretty short and sweat with a lot of language included that indicates that Wyoming is going to be very adamant about managing grizzly bears to ensure they do not end back on the list, This is a good thing!

Per the Tri State MOA Wyoming will receive about 50% of the Quota established for hunting. That makes sense as the majority of the GYE and the GYE Bears lie within Northwest Wyoming.
Please read this short draft and comment online or in person at the locations and time below.  YCBHA supports this plan based on 3 of our founding principles.
1. Work with local, state, & federal governments to de-list the grizzly bear &  manage the growing population through hunting seasons in the states of
    Montana, Idaho, & Wyoming
2. Reduce human bear conflicts & educate the public on causes.(Grizzly Hunting seasons can work to reduce conflicts)
3. Increase black bear & grizzly bear hunting opportunities through habitat management & a better understanding of bear populations.
We want to ensure that if we do delist the grizzly bear and hunting seasons are adopted we carefully manage the bear in all three states so we do not reduce GYE grizzly numbers to below 600. We support regulations that would a sustainable and growing  bear population so that our future generations of hunters could one day hope to hunt the GYE Grizzly.  We feel the Wyoming Draft Plan ensures this and there are proper safety mechanisms in place to address concern of over harvest and population reduction.
You can comment online here:
If you would like to attend a public meeting the dates and times are below.
Date Time City Location
June 13, 2016 6:00 p.m. Cheyenne Game and Fish Office
June 14, 2016 6:00 p.m. Jackson Virginian Lodge
June 16, 2016 6:00 p.m. Casper Game and Fish Office
June 20, 2016 6:00 p.m. Lander Game and Fish Office
June 21, 2016 6:00 p.m. Pinedale Game and Fish Office
June 23, 2016 6:00 p.m. Cody Bighorn Federal Bank
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