road kill http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Montana allows motorists to salvage road kill, but in Wyoming, it’s a poaching offense http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/montana-allows-motorists-salvage-road-kill-wyoming-it-s-poaching-offense <p>Animal-vehicle collisions have long been a problem in western states, leaving big game carcasses discarded along – or in the middle of – roadways. This week, it became legal in Montana to salvage and eat deer, elk, antelope and moose that have been hit and killed by cars.</p><p>Similar legislation died in the Wyoming Legislature this year. Currently, anyone who picks up road-killed game without a game warden permit runs the risk of being charged with poaching.</p><p>Bill co-sponsor Representative Dan Zwonitzer says this means more work for state agencies, which manage the road kill.</p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 00:26:03 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 39537 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Montana allows motorists to salvage road kill, but in Wyoming, it’s a poaching offense