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Resources for Development Planning

Below are resources to help proponents plan for development projects in Wyoming. If you have any questions regarding these resources, please contact the Habitat Protection Program at 307-777-4506 or wgfd.hpp@wyo.gov.

Natural Resource and Energy Explorer - The Natural Resource and Energy Explorer (NREX) is a GIS-based web application that supports pre-planning development considerations by enabling discovery, analysis and assessment of energy, environmental, cultural, socioeconomic and infrastructural assets for user-defined, project-scale areas of interest in the state. 

WGFD Geospatial Data Webpage

Recommendations Documents
These documents provide proponents with recommendations for different types of development, as appoved by the Game and Fish commission:
Recommendations for Development of Oil and Gas Resources within Important Wildlife Habitats
Wildlife Protection Recommendations for Wind Energy Development in Wyoming

State of Wyoming Executive Orders
Sage-Grouse Executive Order 2019-3
Migration Corridor Executive Order 2020-1
WGFD Migration Webpage

Other Resources
WGFD Handbook of Biological Techniques
WGFC Mitigation Policy
A Wyoming Landowner's Handbook to Fences and Wildlife

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