Environment

CONSERVATION VOTE REPORT From the Wyoming Outdoor Council In this year’s general session the Wyoming Legislature considered more than 440 bills, and the Wyoming Outdoor Council tracked more than 50 that were related to wildlife, clean air and water, revenue generation, renewable energy, public lands, and transitions for Wyoming’s energy workforce….

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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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