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Policy Resolution 2023-01, Working Lands, Working Communities

Published on July 28, 2022
The resolution recognizes the complex relationship between western communities and the landscapes that sustain them.  Our lands offer economic opportunity, ecological ben...
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Agriculture

Policy Resolution 2023-01, Working Lands, Working Communities

Published on July 28, 2022

Highlights from the 2022 Annual Meeting

Published on July 28, 2022
Whether it was wildfire mitigation and restoration, mental and behavioral health care, or cybersecurity and the supply chain, bipartisanship and a willingness to work acr...
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Forest & Rangeland Management

Highlights from the 2022 Annual Meeting

Published on July 28, 2022

Western Governors’ Association 2022 Annual Report

Published on July 26, 2022
The 2022 Annual Report for The Western Governors' Association highlights the past year’s policy work of the Western Governors on topics such as land manage...
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Agriculture

Western Governors’ Association 2022 Annual Report

Published on July 26, 2022

Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative Special Report

Published on July 26, 2022
The Special Report of the Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative contains targeted recommendations on issues that affect natural resource management and the r...
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Agriculture

Working Lands, Working Communities Initiative Special Report

Published on July 26, 2022

Western Governors approve five new policy resolutions; elect new leadership...

Published on June 30, 2022
Western Governors formally approved five policy resolutions during their annual executive session at the end of WGA’s fiscal year (June 30). The resolutions represent th...
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Economic Development

Western Governors approve five new policy resolutions; elect new leadership...

Published on June 30, 2022

Western Governors share policy recommendations related to forest management...

Published on June 30, 2022
In response to the Biden Administration's Executive Order (EO), Strengthening the Nation's Forests, Communities, and Local Economies, Western Governors provided severa...
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Environmental Management

Western Governors share policy recommendations related to forest management...

Published on June 30, 2022

Policy Resolution 2022-11, Biosecurity and Invasive Species Management

Published on June 30, 2022
This resolution addresses invasive species management and adds substantial new policy, including: a call to address the destructive relationship between invasive grasses and w...
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Environmental Management

Policy Resolution 2022-11, Biosecurity and Invasive Species Management

Published on June 30, 2022

Policy Resolution 2022-10, Federal-State Land Exchanges and Purchases

Published on June 30, 2022
Federally owned lands are widespread throughout western states and are often interspersed with state, tribal, county, municipal, and private lands. This ownership pattern comp...
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Environmental Management

Policy Resolution 2022-10, Federal-State Land Exchanges and Purchases

Published on June 30, 2022

WGA expresses support to the Senate for Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022

Published on June 28, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association expressed support to the Senate for the Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation to expand the nation’s capacity to...
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Environmental Management

WGA expresses support to the Senate for Fire Ready Nation Act of 2022

Published on June 28, 2022

Western Governors’ News: workforce development, agriculture and tourism a...

Published on June 08, 2022
The Western Governors' Association offers a periodic roundup of Western Governors' work in economic development, natural resources, education, health and safety, and a...
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Agriculture

Western Governors’ News: workforce development, agriculture and tourism a...

Published on June 08, 2022

Western Governors express support to the Senate for components of the FEMA ...

Published on May 16, 2022
Western Governors expressed support to the Senate for certain components of the FEMA Improvement Reform and Efficiency Act of 2021 (FIRE Act), which would equip the Federal Em...
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Environmental Management

Western Governors express support to the Senate for components of the FEMA ...

Published on May 16, 2022

Watch the webinar ‘Invasive Annual Grasses Management’ and lear...

Published on April 28, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Invasive Annual Grasses Management, on April 28, 2022. Moderated by Stas Burgiel, the Executive Dir...
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Agriculture

Watch the webinar ‘Invasive Annual Grasses Management’ and lear...

Published on April 28, 2022

Watch the webinar “Implementing Forest Investments in the Infrastructure ...

Published on April 26, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Implementing Forest Investments in the Infrastructure Bill, on April 26, 2022. The webinar featured...
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Air Quality

Watch the webinar “Implementing Forest Investments in the Infrastructure ...

Published on April 26, 2022

Watch ‘Conservation Markets in the West,’ and learn about and alternati...

Published on April 21, 2022
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Conservation Markets in the West, on April 21, 2022. The webinar evaluated opportunities to leverag...
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Agriculture

Watch ‘Conservation Markets in the West,’ and learn about and alternati...

Published on April 21, 2022

LISTEN: New ‘Out West’ episode delves into post-fire restoratio...

Published on April 21, 2022
The new episode of WGA’s Out West podcast, Post-Fire Restoration Challenges, explores the challenges that wildfire-affected communities face and the avail...
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Environmental Management

LISTEN: New ‘Out West’ episode delves into post-fire restoratio...

Published on April 21, 2022

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