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By Tracie Mitchell
Staff Writer 

Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation plays large role in preserving bighorn sheep


February 25, 2017

Tracie Mitchell

Wyoming Game and Fish South Cody game warden Grant Gerharter, Wyoming Game and Fish Worland game warden Matt Lentsch and Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation life member Diane Dijenno carry a bighorn sheep ewe to the horse trailer during the bighorn sheep capture at the Kane Boat Ramp near Lovell Saturday, Feb. 18.

WORLAND – For 34 years the Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation, a non-profit 501(c) (3) status organization, has been working with many different organizations to help increase, preserve and reintroduce wild sheep to historic ranges in Wyoming.

"It's exciting that we have an expanding range of wild sheep in Wyoming. We'd like to make sure that future generations get involved in loving the outdoors and wildlife conservation," Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation secretary Dean Dijenno said.

According to the Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundation website, "The Wyoming Wild Sheep Foundat...

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