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Meet the Outdoor Council’s Summer Legal Intern

Fourteen years ago, our program director, Lisa McGee, got her start at the Wyoming Outdoor Council as a legal intern, having just completed her second year at the University of Wyoming College of Law. The internship, although brief, was formative for Lisa, inspiring...

Get Your Early Bird Tickets for Our 50th Anniversary

Dear friends, Back in 1967, Tom Bell, Mardy Murie, and others came together to protect Wyoming, because they understood that a few scattered, unorganized voices would never get the job done. They created the Wyoming Outdoor Coordinating Council and worked together to...

New to the Team: RJ Pieper

I’d like to introduce myself: I’m RJ Pieper, and I recently joined the Wyoming Outdoor Council as a Public Lands Organizer in Rock Springs. I am a lifelong resident of Sweetwater County and grew up enjoying the open spaces that I am now proud to help the Outdoor...

Safeguarding our Skies and Protecting our People

For Air Quality Awareness Week we enlisted our very own Mary Flanderka—recently hired to work on air pollution issues in Wyoming—to tell us more about air quality in the state and its importance in our lives. “Many folks in Wyoming tend to assume we do not have an air...

New to the Team: Mary Flanderka

Allow me to introduce myself: I’m Mary Flanderka, and I write to you from the Wyoming Outdoor Council’s new office in downtown Cheyenne, just above the Paramount Cafe. I joined the Wyoming Outdoor Council staff as a policy advocate in March of this year. My current...

Spring and Birds Come to Wyoming

“Just look out the window and notice what you see, notice what you hear, “ Jazmyn McDonald told me as the small grey truck bounced along the gravel road toward Lucky Pond in Lander, just a few minutes outside of town. Jaz, a member of the Wyoming Outdoor Council,...

Celebrate Earth Day with Wyoming Outdoor Council

This Saturday, April 22, you can join the Outdoor Council at events in two Wyoming communities! These events in Lander and Laramie will each be a chance for folks to connect with conservation and sustainability efforts in each town, including free booths, activities,...