Protecting Wyoming’s environment and quality of life

Founded in 1967, the Wyoming Outdoor Council has been working to protect public lands, wildlife, and clean air and water for 50 years.

Help us protect North America’s longest mule deer migration corridor

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is set to auction several mineral lease parcels inside the critical and sensitive 150-mile Red Desert to Hoback migration route for oil and gas drilling. We need your help to make sure this lifeline and important habitat for mule deer and dozens of other iconic Wyoming species is protected.

2017 Annual Report

After 50 years, the Wyoming Outdoor Council is here for the long haul. We hope you are, too. With your support and engagement bolstering our staff’s skills and experience, we are confident that we can keep Wyoming a place where people want to live and visit — now and for generations to come.

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Our Work

Public Lands

Keeping public lands in public hands, protecting wild, open spaces, and advocating responsible energy development.

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Sustaining big game migration corridors, sage-grouse habitat and trout streams.

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Clean Air

Advocating responsible policies to keep people healthy and our air clean.

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Clean Water

Safeguarding drinking water and the quality of our recreational streams.

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The Latest Blogs

WOC’s legislative interns take the capitol!

Conservation had some great wins at the 2019 legislative session! In addition to the creation of our first-ever Wyoming Public Lands Day, we saw the passage of several important bills that better fund and protect our natural resources. Plus, every bad bill that we...

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Member Profile: Day Scott

Listen to naturalist, outdoor educator, and new WOC member Day Scott talk about her journey from Los Angeles to Wyoming and it’s clear she’s hardwired to forge connections and build community. In the six months since moving to Lander, Day has become a regular...

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Learning the art of advocacy

Citizen advocates converge for WOC’s inaugural Conservation Leadership Institute On a November evening at the Lander Library, Mike Burd, a sportsman and trona miner from Green River, spoke to a group of 17 students about the value of partnerships. More than a decade...

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