The Wyoming Wildlife Federation’s mission is to deliver leadership in conservation for Wyoming’s wildlife, hunters, anglers, & conservationists through policy, education, advocacy, & habitat projects.
Wyoming Wildlife Federation envisions a Wyoming with thriving fish and wildlife populations on healthy, connected habits on public and private lands and waters with plentiful opportunities to enjoy them. We nurture the next generation of conservationists through education programs.
This vision is achieved by organizing and educating the public on issues affecting wildlife, and habitat. We support strong science-based policies to retain, restore, and reconnect wildlife habitats and sustainably funded wildlife management. Our vision is brought to life by hunters and anglers who recognize both the cultural and conservation significance of Wyoming’s landscapes.
Trust – WWF is trusted. Our positions and opinions are used by diverse constituents.
Outcomes – WWF is focused on achieving outcomes. “We get things done.”
Engagement – WWF engages all stakeholders in our work leading to strong supporters, volunteers, advocates, staff and board.
Science – WWF makes decisions and policy recommendations based on the best available science.
Meet The Staff
This dedicated full-time staff works tirelessly on conservation issues all around the state.
Meet The Board
Board members help guide and support the organization. Conserving Wyoming's wildlife and outdoor opportunities are driven by these dedicated volunteers.
Mark also spent 17 years with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS), considered the gold standard in teaching wilderness skills and leadership. Over the years Mark taught backpacking, rock climbing, and winter courses. He oversaw the hiring and training of field staff and also served on the director team for 8 years, as Finance Director and Alumni & Development Director.
Mark holds a BS in Mathematics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and an MA in Mathematics from the University of Washington.
Levi has been in Gillette since graduating college, working for several years for an environmental consulting firm, and for the last ten years for the City of Gillette. Even though he and his family live a life in the city, his mind and his passions are on the adventures of the outdoors: hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and gardening. Levi has gained an understanding that those things of his childhood that seemed to be just part of life aren't just there; they need people that care to learn about them, to advocate for them, and to literally and figuratively get their hands dirty caring for them.
His primary role is to advise the affiliate board directors in WY, NV, CO, NM, AZ, and NE on leadership cultivation, capacity building, and programmatic work (policy advice on regional and national issues)—where these groups should weigh in politically in their region to effect results.
At the end of the day, Carpenter’s job is about ensuring the long-term effectiveness of the National Wildlife Federation and its affiliates by building strong organizations, developing and supporting effective leadership, and creating strong networks of influential people to achieve national and regional conservation victories.
We Work On Conservation Issues
Since 1937 Wyoming Wildlife Federation has been the champion of wildlife, conservation, and outdoor access issues in Wyoming.
Access & Outdoor Opportunities
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Programs That Make A Difference
Wyoming faces complex conservation challenges and Wyoming Wildlife Federation has put together a diverse set of programs to address them.