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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,...

In Memory: Martha Christensen

On March 19, the Wyoming Outdoor Council and the world lost a dear friend. Former board member, loyal and longtime donor, dedicated volunteer, and passionate conservation advocate Dr. Martha Christensen passed away at the age of 85 at her home in Madison, Wisconsin....

Speak out!

There’s a lot of bad news coming out of Washington these days, and Wyoming’s delegation needs to hear from you. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso is leading an effort to strip the BLM of its ability to reduce waste and deter pollution from oil and gas operations. After a...

Legislative Update – Halftime Report

The Wyoming State Legislature is at the half-way mark for the 40-day session. Last week, many bills died due to failure to pass out of committee or to pass a first vote on the floor by Friday’s deadline. Updates Good news! Three bills we mentioned we were opposing in...

Legislative Update – Week 3.5

It has been a rollercoaster week in Cheyenne! First of all, thank you for contacting your legislators about SF71 – electricity production standards. This unworkable bill—an attack on renewable energy—died in committee on Tuesday; no one testified in support of...

Legislative Update – Week Two

I have great news! Last Friday afternoon, the President of the Senate formally killed SJ 3, the public lands transfer constitutional amendment that would have helped pave the way for the state to take over national forests and other public lands in Wyoming. This bill...