WSF Grant-in-Aid Update: Bighorn Sheep Capture - Scottsbluff, Nebraska Wildcat Hills
These types of capture, test, collar, and releases can be broken down into segments.
Monday, February 27. Phase 1 - Capturing Sheep
The goal today was to use helicopter net gunning to capture 20-25 bighorn sheep, ewes, and lambs. Wind gusts were expected over 30 mph, so for safety reasons, the helicopter capture crew shut it down after bringing in seven sheep.
New Wild Sheep Foundation Youth Archery Team Debuts in Vegas
This past November, a new archery team was formed by the Wild Sheep Foundation. After noticing that many youths participated in introductory archery events in Northern Nevada and even followed up with various other shooting clinics, there really weren’t many great options for the next step. An S3DA (Scholastic 3-D Archery) archery team was developed, and youth who had been attending local clinics put on by WSF were invited to join.
WSF Congratulates New WMI President Tony Wasley
The Wild Sheep Foundation (WSF) congratulates Tony Wasley as the new Wildlife Management Institute (WMI) president. Wasley was recently honored by WSF at the Foundation's January 2023 Sheep Show® in Reno as the recipient of its State Statesmen Award, which recognizes a government official for his/her outstanding contributions to the wild sheep of the state/province/country the person is from.