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Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative workshop locations announced by...

Published on July 30, 2018
The Chairman’s Initiative of Hawaii Gov. David Ige, the Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative, will include four regional workshops.
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Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative workshop locations announced by...

Published on July 30, 2018

Invasive Species data management guidelines released to improve land manage...

Published on July 12, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association has released recommendations to standardize the recording and exchange of invasive species occurrence data across the West developed b...
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Invasive Species data management guidelines released to improve land manage...

Published on July 12, 2018

Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative Year-Three Repor...

Published on June 24, 2018
The third-year report on WGA’s work on species conservation and the Endangered Species Act highlights progress over the past year incentivizing voluntary conservation as...
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Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative Year-Three Repor...

Published on June 24, 2018

Watch the WGA Western Working Lands Forum

Published on March 16, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the inaugural Western Working Lands Forum on March 15-16, 2018. The forum examined challenges of cross-boundary planning among ...
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Watch the WGA Western Working Lands Forum

Published on March 16, 2018

Get involved in National Invasive Species Awareness Week Feb. 26-March 2

Published on February 26, 2018
Invasive species create significant economic and environmental challenges. Western Governors have identified the rapid spread of invasive species as a top environmental proble...
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Get involved in National Invasive Species Awareness Week Feb. 26-March 2

Published on February 26, 2018

Western Governors request collaboration with Fish and Wildlife Service to i...

Published on January 05, 2018
Western Governors “strongly urge” the Department of Interior (DOI) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) to engage with them in development of a federal-state c...
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Western Governors request collaboration with Fish and Wildlife Service to i...

Published on January 05, 2018

COMMENTS: Western Governors urge Fish and Wildlife Service to implement sta...

Published on January 05, 2018
Western Governors submitted comments to Principal Deputy Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Gregory Sheehan on January 5, 2018, regarding FWS’s efforts...
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COMMENTS: Western Governors urge Fish and Wildlife Service to implement sta...

Published on January 05, 2018

WATCH: WGA webinar on Species Conservation Funding

Published on September 07, 2017
The Western Governors' Association hosted a webinar on Sept. 7 as part of its ongoing series for the Species Conservation and the Endangered Species Act Initiative....
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WATCH: WGA webinar on Species Conservation Funding

Published on September 07, 2017

COMMENTS: Streamlining Regulatory Processes and Reducing Regulatory Burden

Published on August 21, 2017
On August 21, 2017, the Western Governors’ Association provided comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on "Streamlining Reg...
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COMMENTS: Streamlining Regulatory Processes and Reducing Regulatory Burden

Published on August 21, 2017

LETTER: Western Governors request collaboration with DOI on invasive mussel...

Published on June 22, 2017
On June 22, 2017, Western Governors sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke expressing concern about the economic and ecologic impacts caused by invasive sp...
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LETTER: Western Governors request collaboration with DOI on invasive mussel...

Published on June 22, 2017

Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative Partners

Published on November 07, 2016
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead launched the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative in 2015 in his capacity as Chairman of the Western Governors’ Associat...
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Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative Partners

Published on November 07, 2016

Species Spotlight

Published on July 11, 2016
Species Spotlight is a case study series examining the challenges and opportunities in species conservation:
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Species Spotlight

Published on July 11, 2016

WGA concerned by proposed rule on petition process for endangered, threaten...

Published on June 30, 2016
The Western Governors' Association shared comments on June 30, 2016, with Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administra...
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WGA concerned by proposed rule on petition process for endangered, threaten...

Published on June 30, 2016

Executive Director's Notebook: Energy, engagement of Western Governors amaz...

Published on May 12, 2016
The past several months have been frenetic but productive for the Western Governors’ Association. Consider the following:
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Executive Director's Notebook: Energy, engagement of Western Governors amaz...

Published on May 12, 2016

Western Governors seek clarification on BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program

Published on January 27, 2016
Western Governors have asked Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Director Neil Kornze to answer questions and provide additional information regarding BLM'...
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Western Governors seek clarification on BLM Wild Horse and Burro Program

Published on January 27, 2016

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