Moose population growing
April 28, 2022
CODY — After years of decline, the regional moose population is starting to show a small comeback in numbers, Game and Fish officials reported recently.
G&F Wildlife Biologist Bart Kroger said in the Worland District, which includes the Meeteetse area, there is a higher prevalence for moose than 10 years ago, with about 25% growth over the last decade.
“Things are looking better for moose in Cody and Meeteetse country,” Kroger said, citing an even cow to calf ratio over the last few years and “lots of calves being born.”
Kroger said moose numbers started to decline about 30 years...