As energy markets respond to growing demand for low-carbon energy -- including from renewable resources -- Wyoming is becoming home to new utility-scale wind and solar power plants. How can Wyoming, with ample wind and solar resources, participate in these new markets while also protecting the state’s highly valued scenery, open spaces and wildlife habitat?
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Acting State Director Janice Blare announced the Department is investing over $1.77 million to reduce the impacts of climate change on rural Wyoming communities. As part of the Build Back Better agenda, the Biden-Harris Administration has made investing in rural communities, creating good-paying jobs and combatting the climate crisis top priorities.
Volunteers should call the Pinedale Field Office to be assigned survey routes along public roads in Sublette County, or the Worland Field Office to be assigned routes along public roads in Washakie, Hot Springs, and Big Horn counties.
“This is the third time the courts have heard our concerns about federal overreach and temporarily halted the Biden Administration’s vaccine mandates,” Governor Gordon said. “This Administration should take note and stand down from this effort."
Wyoming State Forestry Division is selling Christmas tree permits in the State Trust Land Offices for the season.“The snowy range and Sierra Madre range, west of Laramie they have very good Christmas tree selection, even after the Mullen fire. However that’s all on U.S. Forest Service land and not on State land,” said Josh Van Vlack, Wyoming Assistant State Forester, WSFD.
“This year, they’re very lean budgets because of what we went through with the supplemental budget process a year ago... So, what we’re seeing now is pretty bare-bones, pretty much what we knew from that supplemental budget,” said Teton County Representative Andy Schwartz.
The Wyoming Main-Street Program has been busy with the Small Shop Saturdays, Small Business Saturday and the Downtown Giveaway. These events help Cheyenne become eligible for accreditation within the Wyoming Main-Street Program.