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Fire ban put in place on Game and Fish lands statewide

G&F joins BLM, Washakie County prohibiting open fires

 

August 17, 2017



CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is banning open fires on all Game and Fish Commission owned and administered lands to prevent wildfires and protect the important habitat during the eclipse weekend.

These lands include all public access areas and wildlife habitat management areas statewide. Many fire bans were already in place across the state, but with the added use of these lands for the eclipse viewing the ban was instituted statewide.  

This fire ban is meant to keep the public safe and protect wildlife habitat. The ban means that the following acts are prohibited on a...



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