Newsletter & Annual Report – Winter 2017

Wyoming Wildlife Federation Pronghorn                                                                                                        Winter Edition 2017

Shane Cross (Pres.), Chamois Andersen (ED), Collin O-Mara (NWF CEO), Dot Newton (Outreach/Membership), Jessi Johnson (Public Lands), Joy Bannon (Field Director), Brian Kurzel, (NWF, Rocky Mt. Region).

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Introduction By Shane Cross, WWF Board President

Dear Members and Supporters,

Wyoming Wildlife Federation and its members achieved many feats in 2016. Read more . . .

2016 Annual Report


Many thanks to our members and donors who stepped up to support the Wyoming Wildlife Federation.  From our banquet to memberships, donor events to annual appeals, we had a number of fundraising successes in 2016, thanks to you!



Public Lands Accomplishments – 2016

This fall, WWF held meetings with legislators about the merits of a transfer effort, a public lands constitutional amendment, including a meeting WWF/NWF arranged. Read more . . .

Migrations Accomplishments – 2016

The Wyoming Wildlife Federation made significant strides this year concerning our work to conserve migration corridors in southwestern Wyoming. Read more . . .


From the Field

Joy Bannon, Field Director

Earth has revolved around the Sun once again in 2016, and so have gone the days of WWF with our efforts to conserve Wyoming’s wildlife and our hunting and fishing heritage. Read more . .


Steve Kilpatrick, Field Scientist

In 2016, WWF made progress with its partners on allotment buyouts in areas of wildlife conflict. Read more . . .


Jessi Johnson, Public Lands Coordinator

I came on staff here at the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (WWF) in May, it has been an incredible journey from then to now. Read more . . .


Read about the Buffalo Return Project . History was made with the return of the bison to the Wind River Range, with a major event and release by National Wildlife Federation on Nov. 3! 







WWF SEEKS NEW Executive Director

By, Hiring Committee

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 policy and management. Our programmatic focus areas are protecting our public land recreation opportunities, conserving big game migration corridors, and advocating for sensible land use decisions that may affect wildlife and habitat. The Executive Director is WWF’s key management leader and is responsible for overseeing the organization’s administration, strategic plan and programs. The Executive Director also leads the organization’s fundraising, communication and community engagement. For details on job description and how to apply, please visit,

Winter Pronghorn & 2016 Annual Report (pdf)