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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

Wind Energy Development
Wyoming Game and Fish Department Guidelines for Wind and Solar Energy Development
The Governor's Wind Conflict Map
WGFC Position on Sage-grouse Core Areas and Wind Farm Siting
WGFC Resolution on Public Access in Wind Farm Developments

Oil and Gas Development
Recommendations for Development of Oil and Gas Resources within Important Wildlife Habitats

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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