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Letter:HB 271 is very bad for Wyoming


Dear Editor,

This bill, which would allow private game farming of greater sage grouse, is both misguided and dangerous to our Wyoming lifestyle. The most damaging provision would be the loss of Wyoming’s legacy of disallowing the privatization of native species. Disallowing private citizens to “propagate, breed, possess, release, kill, hunt, sell...farmed sage grouse,” or any other native wild species, has been a pillar of Wyoming conservation and management efforts, and has been upheld by the citizens of Wyoming many times.

Privatization of native species drastically increases risk...

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