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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

Grizzly fever grips state legislature

 

January 19, 2019



CHEYENNE – A resolution introduced in the Wyoming Legislature this session seeks to release grizzly bear protections in the state of Wyoming, with a second and third bill creating a hunting period for state agencies and a fund to compensate victims of attack by the animals. (A hunting guide was killed and three others injured during grizzly attacks in Wyoming in 2018.)

House Bill 0135, introduced by District 27 Representative Mike Greear (R-Worland), seeks to create a fund for grizzly attack compensation program, funded by optional fund donations from hunting permit purchasers.

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