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Dustin Bleizeffer to Lead Communications Team

In January 2018, Dustin Bleizeffer joined the Outdoor Council as its new Communications Director, a role that will enable Dustin to strengthen our communications capacity, grow our influence and effectiveness in the state, and expand our network of engaged citizens...

Land Grab in Sheep’s Clothing

This month, Sen. John Barrasso introduced, and Sen. Mike Enzi co-sponsored, a reckless measure to advance the Trump administration’s disastrous doctrine of “energy dominance” over all other uses on public lands. The “Opportunities for the Nation and States to Harness...

Standing Together for Public Lands

“The president stole your land.” That’s the stark message today over at patagonia.com. 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...

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 to increase...

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...

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...

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 environmental...