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Hunting, fishing reel in bucks for Teton County -Jackson Hole News

Jackson Hole News Guide Hunting, fishing reel in bucks for Teton County Teton tops for sportsmen revenue among Wyoming counties surveyed. http://www.jhnewsandguide.com/news/environmental/hunting-fishing-reel-in-bucks-for-teton-county/article_a4e4ce84-4c9a-521f-8fa0-ecbfdb6850da.html Sportsmen spend about $30 million annually in Teton County pursuing cutthroat trout, elk and other terrestrial and aquatic critters, according to a new study. The assessment takes a snapshot view of spending from […]

Economic Study Shows Hunting and Fishing Pays Big Dividends to Teton County

Feb. 8, 2017 ***NEWS RELEASE*** Wyoming Wildlife Federation Contact: Jessi Johnson (530) 598-0583 Teton County, Wyo., Feb. 8, 2017 – The Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) today released an economic study by the University of Wyoming (UW) for Teton County, Wyoming, which shows $29.5 million was generated in 2015 as a result of hunters and anglers […]

WWF legislative update

Wyoming Legislative News It has been a busy start to the 2017 legislative session with a number of wildlife, public lands and Game and Fish related bills. (Click here for bills information and status). Killed! – Public Lands Constitutional Amendment (SJ003) Hats off to WWF members for contacting their legislators – our voice was heard! […]

JOIN US: Dec. 14th Leg meeting in Cheyenne – Public Lands Constitutional Amendment

Consideration of Public Lands Constitutional Amendment, steal America’s public lands, no way! The Select Federal Natural Resource Management Committee of the Wyoming Legislature is considering draft legislation for a constitutional amendment that would set the stage for the transfer of federal lands to state control. In Wyoming there are more than 38 million acres (5%) […]

WWF NEWS: UW Study for Fremont County Shows Sportsmen Inject Millions Into Economy

Nov. 29, 2016 ***NEWS RELEASE*** Wyoming Wildlife Federation Contact: Chamois Andersen (307) 438-1724 UW Study for Fremont County Shows Sportsmen Inject Millions Into Economy A University of Wyoming (UW) study for Fremont County on the economic impacts of hunting and fishing has revealed a trend politicians and stakeholders are starting to take notice of across […]

NEWS: Hunters and Anglers Inject Millions into Economy in Albany County, Wyo

Nov. 1, 2016 ***NEWS RELEASE*** Wyoming Wildlife Federation Contact: Chamois Andersen (307) 438-1724 Hunters and Anglers Inject Millions into Economy in Albany County, Wyo The Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) released a new University of Wyoming (UW) report on the economic impact of hunting and fishing in Albany County, Wyoming.  Access to public and private lands […]

Summer Pronghorn Newsletter

Summer Pronghorn The Buffalo Return Update: Mule deer migration – Red Desert to Hoback Basin Fly-In, Washington, D.C. Garden for Wildlife Wyoming Public Lands Initiative . . . click here to sign up for updates and Jessi Johnson’s blog on these county processes! JUST IN – Game and Fish 2016 Hunting Forecast

Carbon County WPLI opens application process

Carbon County WPLI Advisory Committee Application The Board of Carbon County Commissioners is accepting applications from those interested in serving on its WPLI Advisory Committee through June 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Click here for more information.  Download the application here.

Rider to House Bill Could Be a Big Issue for Sage Grouse

US Congress April 26, 2016, Washington, D.C. – Rider to the National Defense Authorization Act Could Be a Big Issue for Sage Grouse More than 37% of the nation’s Greater Sage-grouse population is in Wyoming. The language on sage grouse inserted by Rep. Rob Bishop of Utah is identical to his bill HR 4739, introduced […]

NAME OUR BEER and ART CONTESTS! – June 25 wildlife project and beer event in Lander

June 25th Volunteer Day/Wildlife Project and BEER EVENT – Lander, Wyo! Please join us in wildlife conservation with a volunteer day in the field. The WWF Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Project (Fremont County) is a partnership between WWF, the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s Red Canyon Chapter, Bowhunters of Wyoming, and the Lander Art Center. Meet at […]