Public input for Mountain Lion Plan
by Wyoming Game & Fish
July 16, 2006
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released the Draft Mountain Lion Management Plan and is seeking public participation in the review process.
The goal of mountain lion management in Wyoming is to sustain mountain lion populations throughout suitable habitat at varying densities, depending on management objectives.
Written comments on the plan will be accepted through Aug. 15 by mailing: Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Director's Office, Attn: Larry Kruckenberg, 5400 Bishop Blvd, Cheyenne, WY 82006.
A stakeholders' meeting will be held July 24, 1 p.m. at the Best Western Inn at Lander. Open houses on the plan will be held from 6 - 9 p.m. at the following locations:
Laramie - July 31, Albany County Library. Contact Michelle Zitek (307) 745-4046
Buffalo - Aug. 1, Johnson County Library. Contact Warren Mischke (307) 672-7418.
Thermopolis - Aug. 2, Big Horn Federal Savings Bank. Contact Dennie Hammer (307) 527-7125.
Jackson - Aug. 3, Snow King Resort - Teton Room. Contact Mark Gocke (307) 733-2321.
The draft plan and information on the public participation process is available on the Game and Fish Web site at http://gf.state.wy.us.
Game and Fish Calendar:
July 20 - Application deadline for leftover elk, deer and antelope.
July 31 - Application deadline for early sandhill crane permits.
July 31 - Anticipated leftover drawing date.
Aug. 15 - Application deadline for fall turkey licenses.