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 for 50 years.

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Our 50th anniversary celebration in Lander was a smashing success!

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Photo: Claire Cella

Explore Wyoming's northern Red Desert

Our interactive story map is a wonderful way to get to know one of the most magnificent landscapes in the state.

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Stay up-to-date on current issues

Stay up-to-date on current issues

The Outdoor Council Announces New Executive Director

The Wyoming Outdoor Council board of directors is proud to announce it has named long-time conservation leader Lisa McGee as the organization’s new executive director. McGee had been serving as interim director and she replaces former Executive Director Gary Wilmot...

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Standing Together for Public Lands

“The president stole your land.” That’s the stark message today over at We join Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard and the vast majority of our fellow citizens to express our deep disapproval of President Trump’s recent decision to shrink the boundaries...

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Announcing Our Citizen Lobbyist Internships!

The Wyoming Outdoor Council’s power comes from informed and engaged citizens. This is especially true during the state legislative session—when key policy decisions about our public lands, wildlife, and environmental quality are made. As part of our effort...

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Let Collaborative Science-Based Plans Stand

  A historic, West-wide effort to protect the imperiled Greater sage-grouse is under threat by the Trump administration—even though Wyoming Governor Matt Mead doesn’t want Washington to meddle with key features of the science-based plan. The federal plan for...

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