Join the community fighting to maintain sound science-based wildlife management of all game at the first annual Western Bear and Wildlife Banquet. 

For too long, the relationship of hunting and conservation as driven by science have been under attack. It’s time for us to band together.


January 29, 2022

Workshops begin: 2:00 PM

Banquet start: 5:00 PM


Cody Cattle Company, 1910, Demaris Dr., Cody, WY

How much?

Individual | $40

Family of Four | $150

Table of 10 | $400 (incl. $100 in raffle tickets & exclusive table raffle)

All ages welcome.

Dinner is included in all tickets. Alcohol will be available for purchase on-site.

What is happening?

Workshops Begin | 3:00 PM

  • Learn about the latest in grizzly and black bear research with Joe Kondelis (WBF)
  • Make the most of this year’s tag applications with Jaden Bales (WWF)
  • Find out how you can make a difference in the future of hunting with Jessi Johnson (WWF)
  • And learn how to read between headlines: become better media consumers with Katie Hill and Maggie Hudlow from MeatEater.

Banquet Begins | 5:00 PM

  • Catch up with friends old and new while entering raffles and silent auctions

Dinner Begins | 6:30 PM

  • Catch up with friends old and new while entering raffles and silent auctions

Keynote Speaker | 7:00 PM

Robbie Kroger

  • Hear Robbie Kroger of Blood Origins speak to the impact of hunting and conservation around the world, and get excited to be part of the community making a difference to keep and grow hunting heritage into the future.

Raffles & Auctions Announced | 8:00 PM

  • Find out if you’re the lucky winner taking home some of the incredible raffle prizes, which include guns, gear, hunts, and more!
Where does the money go?

All proceeds are split between the nonprofit organizations; the Western Bear Foundation (based in Cody, WY) & the Wyoming Wildlife Federation (based in Lander, WY).

The missions of these organizations are both to further wildlife conservation and our hunting heritage.

You can become a member of the Western Bear Foundation here >> 

Learn about Wyoming Wildlife Federation memberships here >>