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Species Spotlight: Recovering the Oregon chub through conservation partners...

Published on March 01, 2016
Oregon chub populations were in steep decline due to habitat loss and nonnative species predation in 1993 when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) listed...
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Species Spotlight: Recovering the Oregon chub through conservation partners...

Published on March 01, 2016

COMMENTS: Use of state data and expertise in ESA listing methodology

Published on February 16, 2016
Western Governors submitted comments on Feb. 16, 2016, to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) on its proposed methodology for prioritizing status reviews a...
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COMMENTS: Use of state data and expertise in ESA listing methodology

Published on February 16, 2016

Species Spotlight: How collaborative conservation led to a 'Not Warranted' ...

Published on February 04, 2016
Arctic grayling populations, including in Montana’s Big Hole River, had been declining for decades when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) in 1992 first con...
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Species Spotlight: How collaborative conservation led to a 'Not Warranted' ...

Published on February 04, 2016

LETTER: National Wild Horse and Burro Program

Published on January 27, 2016
Western Governors sent a letter on Jan. 27, 2016, to Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze requesting additional information and clarification regardi...
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LETTER: National Wild Horse and Burro Program

Published on January 27, 2016

Gov. Otter urges engagement, innovation to improve species conservation, ES...

Published on January 19, 2016
Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter welcomed participants to the Idaho workshop of the Western Governors' Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiati...
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Gov. Otter urges engagement, innovation to improve species conservation, ES...

Published on January 19, 2016

LETTER: Governors support comprehensive, Western drought legislation

Published on November 24, 2015
Western Governors sent a letter on Nov. 24, 2015, to Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources leadership commending their efforts to craft comprehensive...
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LETTER: Governors support comprehensive, Western drought legislation

Published on November 24, 2015

Gov. Mead launches Species Conservation and ESA Initiative workshops

Published on November 12, 2015
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead kicked off the first workshop of the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative with a nod to the significance of wildlife in ...
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Gov. Mead launches Species Conservation and ESA Initiative workshops

Published on November 12, 2015

Western Governors' Drought Forum Resources

Published on June 23, 2015
Find resources from the Western Governors' Drought Forum below.
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Western Governors' Drought Forum Resources

Published on June 23, 2015

Western Governors’ Drought Forum: Special Report

Published on June 23, 2015
The Western Governors’ Drought Forum was launched by WGA Chairman and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval to enable a West-wide conversation about b...
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Western Governors’ Drought Forum: Special Report

Published on June 23, 2015

LETTER: National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act

Published on June 11, 2015
Western Governors sent a letter on June 11, 2015, to co-sponsors of the National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act (S. 1110), bipartisan legislation that wou...
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LETTER: National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act

Published on June 11, 2015

Drought Forum

Published on June 01, 2015
The Chairman’s Initiative of Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, launched in 2014, fostered a regional dialogue in which states shared best practices on drought policy...
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Drought Forum

Published on June 01, 2015

LETTER: WGA recommends state experts for Invasive Species Advisory Committe...

Published on May 06, 2015
The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on May 6, 2015, to the National Invasive Species Council regarding the development of a national early dete...
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LETTER: WGA recommends state experts for Invasive Species Advisory Committe...

Published on May 06, 2015

LETTER: WGA urges registration of weed suppressive bacteria to combat invas...

Published on May 01, 2015
The Western Governors' Association sent a letter on May 1, 2015, to the USDA-Agricultural Research Service urging submission of materials to the U.S. Enviro...
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LETTER: WGA urges registration of weed suppressive bacteria to combat invas...

Published on May 01, 2015

2014 Sage-Grouse Conservation Inventory

Published on April 01, 2015
Western Governors on April 2, 2015, released the 2014 Sage-Grouse Inventory, highlighting the effective conservation work undertaken by public, private and non-government...
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2014 Sage-Grouse Conservation Inventory

Published on April 01, 2015

2014 Sage-Grouse Conservation Inventory

Published on April 01, 2015
Western Governors on April 2, 2015, released the 2014 Sage-Grouse Inventory, highlighting the effective conservation work undertaken by public, private and non-government...
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2014 Sage-Grouse Conservation Inventory

Published on April 01, 2015

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