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FIELD Notes

The journey from bill to law

The journey from bill to law For me, today’s not just another Monday. It’s the kickoff to the budget session of the 67th Wyoming Legislature — a day that’s been circled in big, bold strokes on my calendar for months. So what will happen, you ask, on this...

The 2024 Legislative Session: what to know now

THE 2024 LEGISLATIVE SESSION: WHAT TO KNOW NOW Get ready for the rodeo … the 2024 session of the Wyoming Legislature is almost here! Last May, I proudly stepped into the role of government affairs manager at the Outdoor Council. In the nine or so months since then,...

A wildlife legacy to uphold

A wildlife legacy to uphold IMAGINE THIS: It’s spring in Wyoming’s Red Desert, and daybreak unfolds around you. As the sun crests the horizon and illuminates mile upon mile of open sagebrush country, the songbirds’ dawn chorus reaches its crescendo. Sage thrashers and...

Q&A: An Eagle-Eye View of the Red Desert

Q&A: An Eagle-Eye View of the Red Desert In Wyoming’s Red Desert, the necessity of truly big-picture, holistic thinking around conservation advocacy is on full display. For one, it’s home to big game herds that require intact habitat throughout the length of...

Story Behind the Photo: Barbara McMahill

Join Barbara and other photographers by submitting your own shot of Wyoming for the Outdoor Council’s 2024 Calendar Contest. You can enter your photos via Instagram or email. To submit your photo(s) via Instagram, you must have a public Instagram account so that we’re...