Category Archives: WWF in the News

Senate mulls striking down BLM rule – Star Tribune

Senate mulls striking down BLM rule – Casper Star Tribune By, Heather Richards  http://trib.com/business/energy/senate-mulls-striking-down-blm-rule/article_a2703db5-7b1f-551e-9c40-31500d5a0a84.html The U.S. Senate considered striking down the Bureau of Land Management’s new rule-making protocol, BLM 2.0, on Monday night, in a continued attempt to purge Obama-era regulations. The dry federal process has become the topic of heated debate as conservative leaders […]

Appeals Court Lifts Gray Wolf Protections In Wyoming – NPR

Appeals Court Lifts Gray Wolf Protections In Wyoming By MELODIE EDWARDS • MAR 3, 2017 Natural Resources & Energy TweetShareGoogle+Email CREDIT WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Federal protections for the gray wolf in Wyoming were lifted by a federal appeals judge Friday. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has considered the species ready for delisting for years. The recovery goal for […]

Wildlife scientists oppose sage grouse farming bill – Star Tribune

Wildlife scientists oppose sage grouse farming bill By Christine Peterson 307-746-3121, Christine.Peterson@trib.com http://trib.com/lifestyles/recreation/wildlife-scientists-oppose-sage-grouse-farming-bill/article_a8c36405-cf73-52fa-9d74-e138fbdc4946.html Wyoming’s largest group of wildlife scientists announced recently it opposes a bill moving through the Wyoming Legislature that would allow private industry to raise sage grouse using eggs collected in the wild. The bill, HB271, “is not supported by leading science on […]

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 […]

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! […]

Legislators Hold Private Meeting With [WWF] Over Land Transfer Alternatives – WPR

Wyoming Public Radio Legislators Hold Private Meeting With Environmental Group Over Land Transfer Alternatives http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/legislators-hold-private-meeting-environmental-group-over-land-transfer-alternatives By Melodie Edwards On Monday night, about 20 legislators met with the Wyoming Wildlife Federation to discuss an alternative to a proposed public land transfer bill. The amendment is scheduled for introduction at the legislature and would allow the state to take over […]

WWF Executive Director Job Opening

ED Job WWF ED Job Description and How to Apply! Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF), Wyoming’s oldest and largest sportsmen and conservation group, is seeking a passionate, dynamic hunter/angler/ wildlife advocate to lead our organization as Executive Director. WWF works to empower sportsmen and women and to conserve wildlife and outdoor opportunities by advocating for science-based […]

Andersen: Let’s stand together on migration corridors

Casper Star Tribune – Aug. 27, 2016 Andersen: Let’s stand together on migration corridors Big game migration corridors and the concerns of industry about the state’s new measures to conserve them have been in the news recently. This story deserves some more attention and clarity on the issue. Bottom line, big game migration corridors in […]