Environment

The 2021 Legislative Session adjourns on Tuesday April 7. Here are some of the bills we’ve been watching. Wyoming Senate killed Medicaid expansion, again. Facing enormous political pressure, and failing to agree on verifiable facts, the Wyoming Legislature declined to close the Medicaid gap in Wyoming, which advocates have pushed…

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New Billboard Going Up.

Billboard by Wyoming Rising A series of billboards with positive messages will be posted in Cody and Powell this year by Wyoming Rising. Proposal for our summer billboard: Hate is not welcome in Wyoming. The first board will go up March 1 and promotes the idea that the Wyoming environment…

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ACTION ALERT FROM WYOMING OUTDOOR COUNCIL NOTE: This week, the bill passed out of the Senate Corporations Committee, which means that it will be considered by the Senate and, if it passes there, the House during the 8-day virtual legislative session that kicks off on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. This…

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Open Wilderness Areas To Mountain Bikes?

Coalition Urges Senate Not To Open Wilderness Areas To Mountain Bikes.   This excerpt is taken from an article by Kurt Repanshek for National Parks Traveler, December 11th, 2020.    A coalition of groups is pushing to stop legislation in the U.S. Senate that would open wilderness areas to mountain bike use….

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March for Science online forum Sept 29

Sorry for the late notice, but this just came across my desk: Join March for Science tomorrow for The Island Resilience Forum: SC1.5NCE not SILENCE This virtual event will focus on three elements of the SC1.5NCE Not SILENCE campaign: engage, elevate and expedite. Register to attend this impact-driven forum! Sep…

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Action Alert: Shoshone National Forest Travel Management Plan.

Shoshone National Forest Travel Management Plan Preliminary Assessment Released Last week the Shoshone National Forest released its Preliminary Environmental Assessment of three alternatives for updating its public motorized use map. The Shoshone National Forest will hold a series of virtual public meetings to review plan options and answer questions. These meetings will be hosted via the online communication platform…

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