Environmental Protection Advocacy

Upcoming opportunities to learn and/or get involved with local issues: Shoshone National Forest has revised its proposed action for its Travel Management Plan. There is a meeting to get more information on Thursday, November 30th at 5:30pm in the Cody Club Room (next to the Cody Auditorium, 1240 Beck Street). Comments are due December 10th. The most effective comments are ones that include your personal…

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On October 25, the U.S. Department of the Interior released the “Review of the Department of the Interior Actions that Potentially Burden Domestic Energy” report which was produced in response to Executive Order 13783 “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth”. The report identified agency actions that potentially burden the development or use of domestically produced energy resources. Announcing the change of direction, U.S. Secretary of…

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Dear Friends, McCullough Peaks Wilderness Study Area (WSA) in the Big Horn Basin could become the first designated BLM Wilderness in Wyoming! Please read it and submit your personalized comments to the Park County Commissioners (Points to emphasize are listed below.) Park County’s WPLI Advisory Committee has begun discussing management and designation options for High Lakes WSA and may discuss the McCullough Peaks Proposal. Wyoming…

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It’s been a busy end of the summer for the Keep it Public, Wyoming coalition. Events in Laramie and Jackson together brought out some 600 people—a testament to how important public lands are to our quality of life and economy in Wyoming. These events and another upcoming one in Sheridan on September 30 are working. We are not likely to see legislative attempts at the…

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  Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force March 8th-10th – Governor Matt Mead’s Wyoming Outdoor Recreation Task Force is meeting in Cody at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Governor Meed has announced a new initiative to promote the outdoor recreational industry in Wyoming this year. The Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources will work with private and public stakeholders to develop recommendations to…

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