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Passionate hunters and anglers who have time to volunteer to make a difference will find no shortage of opportunities with the Wyoming Wildlife Federation. You can choose to donate your time to fundraising events, habitat projects, and/or via advocacy to make an impact on the future of Wyoming’s wildlife, habitat, and outdoor opportunities.

Habitat projects are headed up by the Habitat Coordinator, Sam Lockwood. You can learn more about the habitat improvements program by contacting Sam at Slockwood@wyomingwildlife.org, or by reading more here. 

WWF is always looking for excited advocates to engage in policy, wildlife regulation, and legislation across the state. If you want specific information about the government affairs volunteer opportunities, please contact Jess Johnson at jessjohnson@wyomingwildlife.org or visit Camo at the Capitol.

For all other volunteer inquiries, email info@wyomingwildlife.org.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Monument Draw Meadow Restoration Volunteer Day, South Pass, WY | Aug. 27, 2022

Wet meadows in the high desert serve as wildlife grocery stores, but many of these habitats are degrading and eroding. These restoration efforts will help repair and restore one of these critical areas. This site, in particular, is located in some of the highest density sage-grouse habitat in North America. Big game, including fawning pronghorn, migrating mule deer and wintering elk also use the area. For this project, volunteers will build small and simple rock structures by hand in teams.

Carpooling from Lander, Green River/Rock Springs, and Pinedale will be offered and encouraged. Sack lunches and drinks will be provided.

For more information or to sign up contact Tom Christiansen at wygrouse@gmail.com.

Lander Community Cookout & Storytelling | Dec. 1, 2022

The Wyoming Wildlife Federation is bringing back the wild game cookout and raffle to celebrate the local hunting and angling community while telling stories from the season.

There are multiple opportunities to contribute wild game dishes, support raffles and games, or help set up and tear down. Contact Jaden Bales at jbales@wyomingwildlife.org if you would like to get involved.

Camo at the Capitol | February 2, 2022

The Camo at the Capitol day includes advocacy training and legislative action days at the Wyoming State Capitol. More details to come.

Recent Volunteer Events

Wire Roll Wind River Fence Project

Shoshone National Forest Fence Removal

Dubois, WY | July 24, 2021

The yearly Shoshone National Forest project is our oldest and is in partnership with the Shoshone National Forest staff, Bowhunters of Wyoming, and the Red Canyon Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation. This year, we removed 3/4 mile of old fences from the landscape on public lands near Dubois to improve ungulate movements across the landscape.
Installing Let Down Fencing

Jonah Field Fence Improvement

Pinedale, WY | August 6, 2021

The Federation teamed up with the folks from Jonah Energy for a field day on August 6, 2021 to add clips to the existing fences in the area. This project modified four miles of the non-wildlife friendly fence into a wildlife-friendly fence. The lower wire can now be lifted higher off the ground in times when the allotments are not in use to make it easier for the Sublette pronghorn herd to get across the landscape for migration.
Jackson Ramsay and Nick Walrath

Trout Creek Beaver Dam Analogs

Little Mountain, WY | May 12-14, 2022

Beaver dam analogs (BDAs) are crucial in fighting bank erosion, fast run-off during drought years, improve riparian vegetation, and help promote more beaver to build deeper pools of water that are good for native cutthroat trout. Over 60 people built 40 BDAs to help the flows of the Trout Creek near Little Mountain with this project.