Environment

Report on 2018 WY Environmental Legislation

Just in from the Wyoming Outdoor Council: Thanks to your action we have a lot of successes to report from the first week of the 2018 Wyoming legislative session! ———————————  THE GOOD NEWS  —————————— SF 67, Wyoming public lands day, was successfully introduced with a strong vote of support (28–2). Sponsor Sen. Leland Christensen did…

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Hello Folks, This is a last minute call for action – Park County Wyoming Public Lands Initiative (WPLI) Committee has posted a draft proposal for legislative changes to High Lakes Wilderness Study Area (HLWSA). The proposal does not have consensus, especially from the conservation perspective because the proposal does not…

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Opportunities for Environmental Action

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)….

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Department of Interior Takes A New Direction – Backward

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…

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The McCullough Peaks Proposal is now available for public comment

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…

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An update from Keep it Public, Wyoming!

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…

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