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Announcing: 2019 Calendar Contest Winners!

Our creative team looks forward to running our calendar photo contest every year. It’s always a great opportunity to connect with Outdoor Council members and supporters and see Wyoming through your eyes. This year, we received nearly 1,000 Instagram entries with the...

WOC is Working for Clean Water

Ever splash in a backcountry stream or dip your face in an alpine pool to cool off after a strenuous hike? Ever wonder who’s in charge of making sure those waters are clean — or how those decisions are made? Right now, we have an opportunity to weigh in on a...

New to the Team: John Rader

John Rader, the Wyoming Outdoor Council’s newest conservation advocate, spent part of 2014 walking through Chile’s monsoon rains each day in a suit, knocking on the doors of locals and visiting the offices of industry workers, bureaucrats, and the media. He was...

Teton County and the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative

More than two years ago, at the invitation of the Wyoming County Commission Association, Teton County and nine other counties opted to participate in the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative. This effort sought to resolve how wilderness study areas and other public lands...

Member Profile: Katie Hogarty & Bryon Lee

Time outside is important to Wyoming Outdoor Council members Katie Hogarty and Bryon Lee — whether it’s just sitting (without a cell phone) at Sweetwater Rocks and taking in the smells and sounds, walking their dog in the open space next to their Laramie home, or...

Wyoming must stand up to feds to save mule deer

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s reckless oil and gas leasing actions may be the death warrant for a prized mule deer herd that relies on the renowned 150-mile Red Desert to Hoback migration corridor in western Wyoming — the longest big game migration measured in...

Story Behind the Photo: “Snake River” by Kyle Aiton

Ask most photographers about that “perfect” shot and they’ll tell you that while their craft involves skill, practice, and technique, there is also a certain amount of luck. So was the case for Kyle Aiton and the image he captured at dawn on the Snake River, which we...