posted Nov 15, 2013, 9:25 AM by email@example.com
OF GOVERNOR MATT MEAD
Cheyenne, WY 82002
November 1, 2013
Seeks Input on Wyoming Water Strategy
Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead is seeking opinions from interested
individuals and groups across the state on how Wyoming can better manage,
develop, protect, conserve and restore its water. Starting next week the
Governor’s Office will host listening sessions around the state as the first
step in developing a Wyoming Water Strategy.
creation of a water strategy was identified as one of the most important
initiatives of “Leading the Charge: Wyoming’s Action Plan for Energy,
Environment and Economy.” The series of nine meetings will allow people in
various communities and from different backgrounds to share their opinions.
Wyoming Energy Strategy lays out a direction for how we can best develop energy
and conserve the environment. Water is our most valuable resource and that is
why we need to ensure we, as a state, identify specific action items for how to
be leaders in water management,” Governor Mead said. “I am hopeful that these
listening sessions will be widely attended and help shape this Water
is the information on the listening sessions:
- November 5th, 5:30 –
7:30, co-hosted by the Sublette County Commissioners at the
Rendezvous Senior Center, Pinedale, Wyoming.
12th, 1:00 – 3:00, co-hosted by the Saratoga Rawlins
Encampment Conservation District at the Platte Valley Community Center,
14th, 10:00 – 12:00, co-hosted by the Wyoming Outdoor
Council and the Nature Conservancy at Best Western the Inn at Lander, Lander,
21st, 10:00 – 12:00, co-hosted by the Conservation Fund,
Teton County Library, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
25th, 1:00-3:00, co-hosted by Representative Sue Wallis,
Senator Ogden Driskill, and the Northeast Wyoming Legislators at the Gillette
College Technology Center, Gillette, Wyoming.
2nd, 2:00 - 4:00, co-hosted by the Wyoming County
Commissioners Association at Little America, Cheyenne, Wyoming.
- December 5th, 10:00 – 12:00, co-hosted by the Petroleum Association of
Wyoming at the Parkway Plaza Hotel and Convention Centre, Casper,
6th, 10:00 – 12:00, co-hosted by the Shoshone Conservation
District at the Community Center, Lovell, Wyoming.
- December 19th, 3:00 - 5:00, co-hosted
by Goshen County Economic Development at the Eastern Wyoming College Fine Arts
Auditorium, Torrington, Wyoming.