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Wyoming Game Dept. Lab Is 'CSI' of Wildlife Forensics
Billings Gazette ^ | 12/12/12

Posted on 12/12/2012 3:31:28 PM PST by nickcarraway

With a DNA analyzer, high tech microscopes and blood typing equipment straight out of an episode of the television series "CSI," the Wyoming Game & Fish Department (WGFD) lab in Laramie is one of the premier wildlife forensic labs in the country.

Every year the lab helps enforcement officials from seven western states prosecute those who take the states' resources unlawfully.

Lab director DeeDee Hawk said the WGFD Wildlife Forensic and Fish Health Lab tests literally thousands of pieces of fish, big game and trophy game mammal evidence each year as it strives to protect resources.

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TOPICS: Miscellaneous; Science

1 posted on 12/12/2012 3:31:31 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

As the years go by, the Game Depts of every state I have run across are all turning into gangs of jack booted thugs with badges. They are not out to promote fishing and hunting, they are out to arrest and convict every sportsman they encounter.

They can FOAD as far as I am concerned, no more license fees and fines from anyone in my family. And I used to really enjoy the outdoors before it became the sole property of the Gov’t, with everyone else being banned.

2 posted on 12/12/2012 5:11:14 PM PST by wrench
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