The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is teaming up with the Muley Fanatic Foundation to bring Mule Deer Days to Rock Springs, WY on March 10-11. It will take place at the Sweetwater Events Complex. This event aims to educate and inform the public about the work being done by both organizations to conserve and manage the state’s mule deer populations.
Mule Deer Days is a two-day event that will offer a variety of activities for attendees of all ages. General admission is $20 per day or $30 for a two-day pass, and children under the age of 12 can attend for free. The admission includes a bag of goodies, a raffle entry for a Vortex Optics package, and an additional raffle ticket that can be used for any of the vendor prizes at the event.
Mule Deer Days in Rock Springs
The main hall will feature five information booths hosted by the WGFD and various vendors. All who have partnered with the Muley Fanatic Foundation. There will also be informational seminars throughout both days covering a range of topics, communication between the department and the public, and the management of the Sublette Mule Deer Herd. Vendor demonstrations will also be offered, such as a lesson on caping from taxidermist Ross Richard.
Likewise, the hall will offer educational and interactive activities for kids and adults. These activities include an indoor archery range run by volunteers from Bowhunters of Wyoming. It will also include an air rifle shooting trailer, a wildlife crime scene investigation activity hosted by the department’s forensics lab personnel, and an obstacle course that mimics the journey of the mule deer during their annual migration.
Mule Deer Days is not just an educational event, but a fun one as well. Attendees will have the opportunity to win four rifles and four Wyoming Lifetime Game Bird licenses. Likewise, they’ll be able to win Small Game, Fishing, and Conservation combination licenses through youth drawings. The weekend also includes special lunches, brunches, and a Saturday night dinner and auction.
For more information and tickets to Mule Deer Days, click here. This inaugural weekend of conservation has much to offer, and we encourage everyone to come out and enjoy the festivities. The WGFD hopes you enjoy learning about the important work being done to conserve Wyoming’s mule deer populations.
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