The Western Governors’ Association released its 2017 Annual Report during its Annual Meeting in Whitefish, Montana.
The 2017 Annual Report examines the ongoing policy work of the governors on the state-federal relationship, species conservation, water, and energy issues. It also details the creation of a mechanism for states and land managers to share best practices to advance the Chairman’s Initiative of Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.
In addition, you’ll find: Essays by WGA Chair Gov. Steve Bullock, and WGA Executive Director Jim Ogsbury; reports on the 2017 Chairman’s Initiative, the National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative, and a year-two update on the Western Governors' Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative; updates on the association's meetings and other outreach in the past year; lists of the Western Governors and WGA's Staff Advisory Council; and WGA's fiscal year financial report.