Chapter 56 - Gray Wolf Depredation Compensation Program Print

The Wyoming Department of Agriculture, Technical Services Division, is proposing new Chapter 56 Regulations.

The new Chapter 56 Regulations are primarily for the Gray Wolf Depredation Compensation Program to establish the amount of funds allocated for each year of the Program, outline how the damage awards will be prorated depending on the number of verified claims, and explain the application process and requirements to qualify for gray wolf depredation compensation in the predator zone of Wyoming.

Public comments on the proposed regulations may be submitted by 5:00 pm on or before September 1, 2016. A public hearing will be held if requested by 25 or more persons, by a governmental subdivision, or by an organization of 25 or more members.

Written comments or request for a public hearing may be addressed to: Wyoming Department of Agriculture, Attn:  Kent Drake, 2219 Carey Avenue, Cheyenne, WY 82002.

To obtain a copy of the proposed regulations, interested parties may visit the following website   http://agriculture.wy.gov/images/stories/pdf/techserv/chapter56_gray%20wolf_final7-5-16.pdf or contact Kent Drake, Predator Management Coordinator, at kent.drake@wyo.gov or 307-777-6781.