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  • Historic effort to protect greater sage-grouse | Our Public Lands
    forest National Forests national monument national monuments national parks National Wildlife Fedeartion National Wildlife Federation NDAA Nevada Nevada Legislature Nevada Wildlife Federation New Mexico New Mexico Wildlife Federation Newsletter oil oil and gas oil and gas drilling oil and gas industry oudoor recreation our public lands outdoor recreation outdoor recreation industry Outdoors Piceance Basin President Obama public access public land public lands rafting recreation renewable energy Roan Plateau Rocky Mountain Regional Center Rocky Mountain West Sage grouse Sage grouse habitat sagebrush Sagebrush Rebellion Sen Mark Udall Sen Martin Heinrich Sen Michael Bennet SHOT Show shutdown solar energy South Carolina sportsmen Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development sportswomen state legislatures State of the Union state trust lands timber harvest U S Forest Service Utah Vanishing Paradise wilderness Wilderness Act wildfire wildlife Wyoming Wyoming Wildlife Federation From Our Blog Historic effort to protect greater sage grouse Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff Take Boulder White Clouds off the waiting list Speak up for South Park one of the region s last great places More Archives April 2015 6 May 2015 7 June 2015 1 July 2015 4 Pages first previous 1 2 3 Historic effort to protect greater sage grouse By Aaron Kindle July 31 2015 Image Creative Commons When I was a young boy I often traveled with my father across the Red Desert of Wyoming during his field work The sage sea rolled endlessly in front of our eyes while the sights sounds and smells captured my imagination and my heart I knew even then that these places were not something everyone got to experience and that even fewer truly appreciated them The broad austere sage steppe is often thought of as the big empty where nothing is Fortunately for the more than 350 wildlife species that call these sagelands home nothing could be further from the truth For sportsmen and women the sagelands have taken on increasing importance in recent years These areas are critical to the lives of numerous game species the stage for our most cherished adventures and ground zero in the battle that will determine the fate of the greater sage grouse We travel these lands hoping to find that elusive muley buck we scour these lands for antler sheds during the spring we take our families here to enjoy the intoxicating smell of the sage after a rain shower We also live and work nearby and understand all too well that making a living in the rural West is different from the rest of the country Mule deer Image iStock Unfortunately we are also firsthand witnesses to a landscape and a species in trouble Overgrazing mining housing developments and widespread energy development are removing and degrading the sagelands at a rapid pace and pushing the iconic sage grouse close to being listed under the Endangered Species Act ESA which would bring wide ranging restrictions and threaten the diverse partnerships that have formed across the West seeking to collaboratively save the

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  • Historic effort to protect greater sage-grouse
    sage grouse We travel these lands hoping to find that elusive muley buck we scour these lands for antler sheds during the spring we take our families here to enjoy the intoxicating smell of the sage after a rain shower We also live and work nearby and understand all too well that making a living in the rural West is different from the rest of the country Mule deer Image iStock Unfortunately we are also firsthand witnesses to a landscape and a species in trouble Overgrazing mining housing developments and widespread energy development are removing and degrading the sagelands at a rapid pace and pushing the iconic sage grouse close to being listed under the Endangered Species Act ESA which would bring wide ranging restrictions and threaten the diverse partnerships that have formed across the West seeking to collaboratively save the bird Sportsmen overwhelmingly agree that sage grouse need to be protected but the means to that end is all over the map The BLM the agency in charge of most of the sagelands across the west has the unenviable task of protecting the landscape that supports the sage grouse in the face of a never ending onslaught of development pressure increased usage and political winds that shift almost daily Something must be done and the BLM has to do it Otherwise the ESA listing will come and we ll all be scrambling to decipher what it all means and how we ll ever get back to the west we know and love The BLM recently offered us a lifeline We now have a blueprint for how to protect the bird prevent an ESA listing and perhaps bring this bird back to healthy huntable levels Their new plan protects the most critical areas such as leks and production and lays

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  • Job Opportunity: Wyoming Wildlife Federation | Our Public Lands
    Wildlife Federation NDAA Nevada Nevada Legislature Nevada Wildlife Federation New Mexico New Mexico Wildlife Federation Newsletter oil oil and gas oil and gas drilling oil and gas industry oudoor recreation our public lands outdoor recreation outdoor recreation industry Outdoors Piceance Basin President Obama public access public land public lands rafting recreation renewable energy Roan Plateau Rocky Mountain Regional Center Rocky Mountain West Sage grouse Sage grouse habitat sagebrush Sagebrush Rebellion Sen Mark Udall Sen Martin Heinrich Sen Michael Bennet SHOT Show shutdown solar energy South Carolina sportsmen Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development sportswomen state legislatures State of the Union state trust lands timber harvest U S Forest Service Utah Vanishing Paradise wilderness Wilderness Act wildfire wildlife Wyoming Wyoming Wildlife Federation From Our Blog Historic effort to protect greater sage grouse Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff Take Boulder White Clouds off the waiting list Speak up for South Park one of the region s last great places More Archives June 2014 1 July 2014 6 August 2014 5 September 2014 2 October 2014 2 November 2014 2 December 2014 3 January 2015 3 February 2015 4 March 2015 1 Pages first previous 1 2 3 next last Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation By Wyoming Wildlife Federation July 30 2015 Image Cal Bebee The Wyoming Wildlife Federation seeks a qualified individual who is interested in wildlife issues with special emphasis on fund raising and development to serve as Executive Director ED This position will serve under supervision of the President of the Board of Directors Board The Executive Director oversees all organization operations and provides leadership for members and staff in adherence with existing policies by laws and resolutions The ED coordinates with the Board regarding administration advocacy fund raising development and membership The ED is expected to provide leadership goal setting and short long term planning and implementation for WWF Compensation and benefits will be competitive and will be described in an Employee Agreement The salary range is 53 000 to 63 000 with a 5 bonus commission for new funding sources brought into the Federation This is a permanent full time position WWF s headquarters are based in Lander Wyoming some flexibility exists for the ED position location within Wyoming Duties of the Executive Director will emphasize development fund raising and membership services Specific duties include Expand create and implement membership fund raising and development programs in conjunction with board and staff Network throughout Wyoming and the region on behalf of WWF Diversify funding sources including major donors and grant support and Develop endowment and planned giving programs The Executive Director is the face of the Federation and will advocate for Wyoming s wildlife habitat and outdoor opportunities Specific duties include Provide direction and oversight for WWF programs and strategize for best available outcomes Collaborate with like minded organizations on various campaigns and issues Nominate communicate and mentor volunteer members Organize and facilitate meetings for local members and the public Review and provide

    Original URL path: http://www.ourpubliclands.org/blog/job-opportunity-wyoming-wildlife-federation?page=1 (2016-05-01)
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  • Job Opportunity: Wyoming Wildlife Federation | Our Public Lands
    national monument national monuments national parks National Wildlife Fedeartion National Wildlife Federation NDAA Nevada Nevada Legislature Nevada Wildlife Federation New Mexico New Mexico Wildlife Federation Newsletter oil oil and gas oil and gas drilling oil and gas industry oudoor recreation our public lands outdoor recreation outdoor recreation industry Outdoors Piceance Basin President Obama public access public land public lands rafting recreation renewable energy Roan Plateau Rocky Mountain Regional Center Rocky Mountain West Sage grouse Sage grouse habitat sagebrush Sagebrush Rebellion Sen Mark Udall Sen Martin Heinrich Sen Michael Bennet SHOT Show shutdown solar energy South Carolina sportsmen Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development sportswomen state legislatures State of the Union state trust lands timber harvest U S Forest Service Utah Vanishing Paradise wilderness Wilderness Act wildfire wildlife Wyoming Wyoming Wildlife Federation From Our Blog Historic effort to protect greater sage grouse Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff Take Boulder White Clouds off the waiting list Speak up for South Park one of the region s last great places More Archives April 2015 6 May 2015 7 June 2015 1 July 2015 4 Pages first previous 1 2 3 Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation By Wyoming Wildlife Federation July 30 2015 Image Cal Bebee The Wyoming Wildlife Federation seeks a qualified individual who is interested in wildlife issues with special emphasis on fund raising and development to serve as Executive Director ED This position will serve under supervision of the President of the Board of Directors Board The Executive Director oversees all organization operations and provides leadership for members and staff in adherence with existing policies by laws and resolutions The ED coordinates with the Board regarding administration advocacy fund raising development and membership The ED is expected to provide leadership goal setting and short long term planning and implementation for WWF Compensation and benefits will be competitive and will be described in an Employee Agreement The salary range is 53 000 to 63 000 with a 5 bonus commission for new funding sources brought into the Federation This is a permanent full time position WWF s headquarters are based in Lander Wyoming some flexibility exists for the ED position location within Wyoming Duties of the Executive Director will emphasize development fund raising and membership services Specific duties include Expand create and implement membership fund raising and development programs in conjunction with board and staff Network throughout Wyoming and the region on behalf of WWF Diversify funding sources including major donors and grant support and Develop endowment and planned giving programs The Executive Director is the face of the Federation and will advocate for Wyoming s wildlife habitat and outdoor opportunities Specific duties include Provide direction and oversight for WWF programs and strategize for best available outcomes Collaborate with like minded organizations on various campaigns and issues Nominate communicate and mentor volunteer members Organize and facilitate meetings for local members and the public Review and provide oversight for Federation s responses to National Environmental Policy Act

    Original URL path: http://www.ourpubliclands.org/blog/job-opportunity-wyoming-wildlife-federation?page=2 (2016-05-01)
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  • Job Opportunity: Wyoming Wildlife Federation
    a permanent full time position WWF s headquarters are based in Lander Wyoming some flexibility exists for the ED position location within Wyoming Duties of the Executive Director will emphasize development fund raising and membership services Specific duties include Expand create and implement membership fund raising and development programs in conjunction with board and staff Network throughout Wyoming and the region on behalf of WWF Diversify funding sources including major donors and grant support and Develop endowment and planned giving programs The Executive Director is the face of the Federation and will advocate for Wyoming s wildlife habitat and outdoor opportunities Specific duties include Provide direction and oversight for WWF programs and strategize for best available outcomes Collaborate with like minded organizations on various campaigns and issues Nominate communicate and mentor volunteer members Organize and facilitate meetings for local members and the public Review and provide oversight for Federation s responses to National Environmental Policy Act NEPA documents Represent WWF in governmental affairs including lobbying on wildlife and hunter angler legislation Monitor and testify at Game and Fish Commission State Land Board County Commission and other state local and federal agency meetings Consult with legal counsel regarding appeals lawsuits and other legal action Represent the Federation with the media such as writing and editing opinion editorials press releases and providing interviews and Design and implement successful strategies for priority issues The Executive Director is also the Federation s primary organizational developer Specific duties include Working with the Board of Directors to determine policy program and organizational directives and priorities Update and provide leadership for the Federation s annual strategic planning process and corresponding documents and Provide leadership on the Federations role as an Affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation The Executive Director is also the Federation s administrator Specific duties

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  • Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff | Our Public Lands
    industry Outdoors Piceance Basin President Obama public access public land public lands rafting recreation renewable energy Roan Plateau Rocky Mountain Regional Center Rocky Mountain West Sage grouse Sage grouse habitat sagebrush Sagebrush Rebellion Sen Mark Udall Sen Martin Heinrich Sen Michael Bennet SHOT Show shutdown solar energy South Carolina sportsmen Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development sportswomen state legislatures State of the Union state trust lands timber harvest U S Forest Service Utah Vanishing Paradise wilderness Wilderness Act wildfire wildlife Wyoming Wyoming Wildlife Federation From Our Blog Historic effort to protect greater sage grouse Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff Take Boulder White Clouds off the waiting list Speak up for South Park one of the region s last great places More Archives June 2014 1 July 2014 6 August 2014 5 September 2014 2 October 2014 2 November 2014 2 December 2014 3 January 2015 3 February 2015 4 March 2015 1 Pages first previous 1 2 3 next last Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff By Meg Morris July 20 2015 It s been an exciting summer at the Rocky Mountain Regional Center We are happy to welcome two new staff members who joined our team in the past months Former CO Parks Wildlife Manger Brian Kurzel Brian Kurzel a former senior manager with Colorado Parks and Wildlife and a scientist with extensive policy and planning experience has been named the new regional executive director of the National Wildlife Federation s Rocky Mountain office I am thrilled to bring my passion for science and working with people together to help the Rocky Mountain Regional Center achieve its conservation and education goals said Kurzel It is an honor to work alongside the great staff at NWF to continue to build the center s

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  • Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff | Our Public Lands
    industry oudoor recreation our public lands outdoor recreation outdoor recreation industry Outdoors Piceance Basin President Obama public access public land public lands rafting recreation renewable energy Roan Plateau Rocky Mountain Regional Center Rocky Mountain West Sage grouse Sage grouse habitat sagebrush Sagebrush Rebellion Sen Mark Udall Sen Martin Heinrich Sen Michael Bennet SHOT Show shutdown solar energy South Carolina sportsmen Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development sportswomen state legislatures State of the Union state trust lands timber harvest U S Forest Service Utah Vanishing Paradise wilderness Wilderness Act wildfire wildlife Wyoming Wyoming Wildlife Federation From Our Blog Historic effort to protect greater sage grouse Job Opportunity Wyoming Wildlife Federation Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff Take Boulder White Clouds off the waiting list Speak up for South Park one of the region s last great places More Archives April 2015 6 May 2015 7 June 2015 1 July 2015 4 Pages first previous 1 2 3 Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff By Meg Morris July 20 2015 It s been an exciting summer at the Rocky Mountain Regional Center We are happy to welcome two new staff members who joined our team in the past months Former CO Parks Wildlife Manger Brian Kurzel Brian Kurzel a former senior manager with Colorado Parks and Wildlife and a scientist with extensive policy and planning experience has been named the new regional executive director of the National Wildlife Federation s Rocky Mountain office I am thrilled to bring my passion for science and working with people together to help the Rocky Mountain Regional Center achieve its conservation and education goals said Kurzel It is an honor to work alongside the great staff at NWF to continue to build the center s conservation network Being a part of NWF s mission to

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  • Rocky Mountain Regional Center welcomes new staff
    help the Rocky Mountain Regional Center achieve its conservation and education goals said Kurzel It is an honor to work alongside the great staff at NWF to continue to build the center s conservation network Being a part of NWF s mission to inspire people and protect wildlife is a role I accept with great excitement He will oversee NWF s work on defending access to public lands sustaining fish and wildlife populations promoting responsible energy development on public lands connecting children and families to nature and partnering with tribal governments on projects including the restoration of wild bison to their historic range He joins NWF after about 10 years with Colorado Parks and Wildlife where he was the policy and planning manager Before leading policy and planning for Colorado Parks and Wildlife Kurzel was the agency s natural areas coordinator and program manager overseeing a statewide science driven natural resource conservation effort focused on species and habitat protection He was also a scientific consultant for the Colorado State Forest Service principal investigator for the Department of Geography at the University of Colorado Boulder 4 and a science instructor at the university Aaron Kindle new Western Sportsmen s Campaign Manager We are thrilled to welcome Aaron Kindle to our team as the new Western Sportsmen s Campaign Manager Kindle will be focusing on public lands issues around the West and amplifying the voice of Western sportsmen within NWF Aaron is lifelong westerner originally from Wyoming who possesses a deep appreciation for the west its people and its wild country He comes to National Wildlife Federation from Trout Unlimited 5 where he worked on public lands issues for their Sportsmen s Conservation Project for the past 41 2 years Aaron went to college in Gunnison Colorado and received his M S

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