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The University of Wyoming's Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research unit is an important partner with the WWF. They conduct ecological research to help better understand, manage, and conserve animal populations. Learn more....
March 2013: Recently published annual report: Statewide Moose Habitat Project Linking Habitat and Nutrition with Population Performance in WY Moose.
March 2013: The University of Wyoming's Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, recently published a paper on Moose in Sublette Co.
Arthur Middleton, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Wyoming presents his dissertation on wolf-elk interactions and risk effects on winter range. The presentation of his dissertation is followed by predation/habitat/elk questions on summer range.
Wolf Management Proposal
Responsive Management's "Fishing Access in the United States" Survey-
Ladies and Gents,
For any of you
unfamiliar with Responsive Management, they're
the premier survey research firm in the US when
it comes to conservation issues. Director Mark
Duda is an old friend. You may wish to check
out the links to this survey. Probably has some
bearing on access for fishing WY.
Walt Gasson, Executive Director
Responsive Management recently collaborated with the American Sportfishing Association on a study to gain a comprehensive understanding of the myriad issues concerning access to waters that affect anglers and landowners in the United States, as well as the opinions and attitudes of federal and state agency professionals who make decisions regarding angler access. The study was conducted under a Multi-State Conservation Grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and administered by the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. The study quantified the issues of greatest concern and importance regarding fishing access to guide development and advancement of programs to facilitate and improve access to waters by anglers. To see an overview of the study, go to http://www.responsivemanagement.com/download/RM_ENews/Angler_Access.pdf. To see the full report, go to http://www.responsivemanagement.com/download/reports/Fishing_Access_Report.pdf.
Responsive Management is a survey research firm specializing in fish and wildlife and outdoor recreation issues. For more information about Responsive Management, visit us online at http://www.responsivemanagement.com/.
Fuel for Thought - A citizen's guide to particiapting in oil and gas decisions on your public lands. This guide provides information on: the Bureau of Land Management's role in managing public lands, how oil and gas are developed on public lands and step-by-step information on how the public can get effectively inolved. Read the citizen's guide, Fuel for Thought. http://ourpubliclands.org/files/upload/OilandGasGuide.pdf
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development - Wyoming Wildlife Federation is part of this national sportsmen coalition, which consists of businesses, organizations and individuals who are working to improve how oil and gas development occurs on public lands in the West. This partnership, Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development, have set our sights on reforming the laws, regulations and policies that affect energy development and our western way of life. Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development has defined a better way to ensure the conservation of fish, wildlife, and water resources on public lands while developing energy resources.
Read the coalition's Recommendations for Responsible Oil and Gas Development. http://sportsmen4responsibleenergy.org/images/stories/S4RED_Recommendations_Final-3.pdf
You can also read the coalition's Sportsmen's Bill of Rights. http://www.sportsmen4responsibleenergy.org/billofrights.html
Western Governor's Association Resolution - On February 27, 2007, the Western Governor's Association (WGA) passed a policy resolution (07-01), which seeks to strengthen the protection of wildlife migration corridors and crucial wildlife habitat in the west. The WGA acknowledges that large intact and functioning ecosytems, healthy fish and wildlife populations, and public access to natural landscapes significantly, contribute to the West's growing economies and quality of life. Therefore, maintaining migration corridors and crucial wildlife habitats are vital. However, a number of barriers currently inhibit adequate protection of these landscapes. The WGA seeks to strengthen the protection of wildlife migration corridors and crucial wildlife habitat by proposing a number of action.
Western Governor's Association report on Wildlife - Corridors Initiative Report (6/2008)
Read the entire Western Governor's Association Resolution. http://www.westgov.org/wga/policy/07/wildlife-corridors07-01.pdf
As a first step in this initiative, the Oil and Gas Working Group (OGWG) was convened to develop recommendations for including wildlife values into oil and gas decision-making in areas identified as wildlife corridors and crucial habitat. Reaed the OGWG December 2007 Report. http://www.westgov.org/wga/publicat/wildlife08.pdf
Final Position Statement: Oil and Gas Development in the Rocky Mountain West - The Wildlife Society was founded in 1937 and is a non-profit scientific and educational association of over 8,000 professional wildlife biologists and managers, dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. http://joomla.wildlife.org/documents/positionstatements/Oil_and_Gas.pdf Or read their press release. http://www.enn.com/press_releases/2513
May 2009 University of Wyoming, William D. Ruckelshaus Institute Environment and Natural Resources, Open Spaces Initiative - Wyoming's State of the SpaceFebruary 2008 University of Wyoming, William D. Ruckelshaus Institute Environment and Natural Resources, Open Spaces Initiative - Wyoming Public Opinion on Natural Resource Conservation and Development (February 2008)
January 2012 - Mule
Deer Management and the pros and cons of
statewide limited quota. Click
An evaluation of management issues affecting the quality of hunting in Wyoming's mule deer herds: final report and strategy recommendations. Click here
Recreational Economy -
Active outdoor recreation creates
economic growth - Click
FERC denies initial application for Million pipeline - Read it here
A Landowners Guide
to Fences and Wildlife - Read
Initiative - Read more: