Wyoming Habitat Restoration Workshop, Casper WY


Natural resources, Wyoming wildlife focus of Casper restoration workshop

            Best practices of extracting natural resources while conserving Wyoming wildlife is the focus of a two-day Wyoming habitat restoration workshop in Casper April 19-20.

            The workshop, at the Casper Events Center, has two tracks with speakers and presentations each day. Past efforts and future concerns begins at 9 a.m., and industry and agency collaboration starts at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19.

            The effectiveness of the governor’s sage grouse executive order starts at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, and industry conservation efforts begins at 1 p.m.

            See http://bit.ly/wyorestore for the complete agenda and registration information.

            The University of Wyoming’s Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center (WRRC) is hosting the event.

            “One of the main objectives of this workshop is to discuss how we can best continue to produce natural resources here in the state of Wyoming while at the same time conserve our great wildlife habitat,” said Pete Stahl, WRRC director and soil ecology professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management.

            “There is a lot of planning, coordination and collaborative work required among natural resource producers, regulatory agencies and the public to accomplish this. We want to facilitate discussions along these lines at the workshop.”

            Contact Stahl at 307-766-2179 or unclem@uwyo.edu for more information.

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