Meghan Riley

Meghan Riley

Meghan Riley

Public Lands and Wildlife Advocate


307.332.7031, ext. 280

My Recent News

Bringing oil and gas leasing policies into the 21st century

August 30, 2023

THE YEAR 1988 FEELS LIKE A LIFETIME AGO. At the time, the Berlin Wall was still standing, over a million acres in the Greater Yellowstone burned to the ground, and […]

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It’s time to enact the oil and gas leasing reforms called for by Congress

February 27, 2023

Finalizing these reforms will ease the burden on taxpayers, protect wildlife habitat and areas with cultural and historic value, and stop “over-the-counter” lease sales at bargain basement rates.

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Keep up the pressure to save our sagebrush

January 13, 2023

With sagebrush habitat in freefall, and ongoing sage-grouse population declines, we should be shoring up the best remaining sage-grouse habitat, not leasing it out for industrial development.

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Action alert: Insist the BLM safeguard sage-grouse habitat in Wyoming

November 3, 2022

Given the downward trajectory of sage-grouse numbers, we should not be offering up sage-grouse habitat for industrial development. 

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