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Announcements

 

The next WLCI Executive Meeting has been postponed and will be rescheduled in January of 2020.

New USGS Product: Using remote sensing products to predict recovery of vegetation across space and time following energy development.

New USGS Product: Streamflow Gains and Losses in New Fork and Green Rivers, Upstream from Fontenelle Reservoir, Wyoming

New! Wyoming Game and Fish has released their 2018 Annual Strategic Hapitat Plan Accomplishments

New Product! The USGS 2017 Annual Report is now online.

WLCI Celebrates 10 Years of Successful Conservation!  WLCI has a new report that highlights its conservation efforts between 2007 - 2017. Over the past 10 years, WLCI has funded more than 100 multi-faceted projects with direct support of nearly $12 million from the BLM’s Healthy Lands Program and the BLM Wyoming State Office. When partner-based leveraged funds are included, these projects have resulted in over $64 million of partner-based, collaborative, on-the-ground conservation in southwest Wyoming.

New Product! The WLCI 2017 Annual Report is now online.

New Product! Tim Assal recently released a summarized Standardized Precipitation Evaporation Index (SPEI) for the Upper Green River Basin. This product was produced to help quantify the effects of temperature and the frequency and intensity of wet and dry patterns across the Basin and to specifically place the 2012 drought in a historical perspective.

 

WLCI Studies
Charaterizing the Status and Trends of Focal Habitats
Habitat Improvements
Improving the Resilience and Function of Priority Habitats to Address Drought, Development, and Other Transforming Events

About the Initiative

The WLCI is a long-term science-based effort to assess and enhance aquatic and terrestrial habitats at a landscape scale in southwest Wyoming, while facilitating responsible development through local collaboration and partnerships. The WLCI is an interagency working group of partners that is beginning the process of establishing a much larger coalition of government and non-government organizations. Local Project Development Teams identify local issues that are important to the landscape and cooperatively create projects to address identified needs for local wildlife, habitat, and other resource issues. Each Local Project Development Team includes local biologists, range managers, conservation districts, landowners, county commissioners, and other interested parties. The WLCI has four teams that are located geographically. Read More...

Did You Know?

Wild Horses running near Buckhorn Flowing Well.

Partnerships Provide for Better Brood Habitat

Partnerships Provide for Better Brood Habitat - Local companies and volunteers, recognizing the need to conserve sage-grouse, improve brood-rearing habitat while maintaining a water source for livestock on the Eighteen Mile Allotment. Read More...