Multiple agencies work together and form various teams and committees to accomplish work for the WLCI. Access WLCI Organization Chart.
An Executive Committee (EC) composed of government executives and elected officials provides the guidance and decision-making authority for the WLCI. The EC elects a chair, first vice-chair, and second vice-chair, which represent local, State and Federal WLCI members.
An interagency Coordination Team (CT) based in Rock Springs manages the daily operations of the initiative and maintains regular contact with partners at the field level.
The Coordination Team works with the Support Subcommittee, composed of managers of agencies in the WLCI area, to ensure there is support for development and implementation of conservation actions.
The USGS has a Science Team that develops and conducts the majority of the science work for the WLCI.
The interagency Science and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) provides guidance for research needs of the WLCI and integrates science into WLCI projects.
The WLCI Monitoring Team provides technical expertise and oversight for monitoring activities associated with WLCI short-term local and long-term landscape-scale projects.
The Data and Information Management Team (DIMT) shares the information gathered and generated through the WLCI and assembles resources and tools that assist with information management and data analysis.
The Communication Team shares the message about WLCI work and provides outreach for the initiative.
Local Project Development Teams (LPDT), composed of various interested local parties, are tasked with working at the local level to cooperatively identify resource needs, define priority areas for work, and develop strategies and projects to address landscape level issues.