Game and Fish to discuss Lion hunting seasons
by Wyoming Game & Fish
May 7, 2007
Those interested in mountain lion hunting and management will have an opportunity to review and comment on the 2007-2009 proposed regulations during a Game and Fish public meeting from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Monday, May 14, 2007 at the Antler Motel in Jackson.
In addition to the Mountain Lion Hunting Seasons (Chapter 42), other topics to be discussed will include the Regulation Governing Information Practices (Chapter 1), Regulation Governing Authorized License Selling Agents (Chapter 31), and Regulation for Issuance of Licenses (Chapter 44).
Last fall, the Game and Fish Department completed its Mountain Lion Management Plan for the state and this will be the first season-setting process based on that plan. The management plan has further refined the biological data wildlife managers will use to determine the current status of lion populations and help provide direction for the management of those populations.
In general, wildlife managers are proposing to keep lion populations, and hunting seasons, the same in the Jackson area. Managers are also proposing to maintain or slightly increase hunting opportunities in the Star Valley, Wyoming Range and Wind River front areas.
To learn more on the proposed regulations for mountain lions, and the other topics mentioned, people should plan to attend the public meeting. Written comments will be accepted at the meeting or can be submitted until 5:00 pm June 14, 2007, to Wyoming Game and Fish Department, Wildlife Division, ATTN: Regulations, 3030 Energy Lane, Casper, WY 82604.
More information can be obtained on the Department's web page at http://gf.state.wy.us or from the local Game and Fish office.
The State of Wyoming supports the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Anyone requiring auxiliary aids, regarding this Public Notice, should contact the Wyoming Game and Fish Department at 307-777-4586. Every effort will be made for reasonable accommodations.