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

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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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The 2018 Calendar Photo Contest Winners!

This year, the Outdoor Council tried something new with our annual calendar photo contest. We allowed submissions via Instagram, and we are proud to say it was an overwhelming success! In addition to our traditional email submissions, we received over 700 Instagram...

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The ONSHORE Act

Last week, we sent a letter to Representative Liz Cheney opposing draft legislation that would transfer management authority for oil and gas permitting on federal lands to the states while allowing energy developers to circumvent our nation’s bedrock...

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