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Wild Sheep Foundation moving from Cody to Bozeman Jerri Restuccio Bighorn sheep May 19, 2015 11:00 am (0) Comments CODY, Wyo. (AP) — The Wild Sheep Foundation will relocate its headquarters after 33 years in Cody to Bozeman, Montana. The Cody Enterprise reports that six of the eight employees will transfer to a new 7,000-square-foot...
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Pneumonia strikes East Fork Bitterroot bighorn herd FWP photo Bighorn sheep 23 hours ago  •  PERRY BACKUS pbackus@ravallirepublic.com (0) Comments HAMILTON – For the second time in six years, the bighorn sheep herd in the East Fork of the Bitterroot appears to be suffering a die-off from an outbreak of pneumonia. Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks’...
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BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has extended the public comment period related to a proposal to depopulate the Tendoy Mountains bighorn sheep herd to Friday. Source: Comment period extended on Tendoy Mountains bighorn eradication   May 17, 2015 10:00 am  •  Billings Gazette staff (0) Comments BILLINGS – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks...
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FRESNO, Calif. — Mar 30, 2015, 6:57 PM ET By SCOTT SMITH Associated Press In this March 26, 2015 photo provided by the National Park Service, a female Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep is released into the backcountry of Yosemite National Park, Calif. For the first time in a century, endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep are...
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A bighorn sheep herd infected with pneumonia would be eliminated by hunters under a proposal by Fish, Wildlife and Parks to restock the region with disease-free animals. BOZEMAN (AP) – Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is proposing an unusual plan to eliminate a bighorn sheep herd and start again. Big game chief John Vore proposed a...
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EAGAR — Twelve Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep are now exploring new territory on the Apache National Forest in eastern Arizona, announced the Arizona Game and Fish Department (department). The sheep were captured June 25 using a drop net on the Morenci Mine property, owned by Freeport McMoRan, Inc. (FMI), in southeastern Arizona, in cooperation with...
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The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), along with volunteers from around the state, has established a new herd of federally endangered Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep. “This is the first reintroduction effort of a new herd of Sierra Nevada bighorn sheep since 1988,” said Tom Stephenson, CDFW bighorn recovery program leader. Historically, Sierra bighorn...
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State wildlife officials will euthanize as many as 50 wild bighorn sheep in the Naches area this month in hopes of curbing the spread of a deadly pneumonia outbreak. State Department of Fish and Wildlife and the U. S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services biologists will spend the next several weeks removing sheep from the...
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