The WLCI developed six goals in its Strategic Plan that support and conform to the overall WLCI mission:
Goal 1: Manage, conserve, restore, or enhance the sagebrush, mountain shrub, aspen, riparian, and aquatic focus communities to ensure sustainability of fish and wildlife populations in the WLCI area.
Goal 2: Support opportunities for sustainable agriculture.
Goal 3: Improve the understanding of ecological processes across southwest Wyoming.
Goal 4: Synthesize information and facilitate communication to inform and encourage responsible development and sustain healthy landscapes.
Goal 5: Ensure effective relationships exist among partners, stakeholders, and the public through internal and external partnerships.
Goal 6: Provide mechanisms to ensure effective data and information exchange.