Geospatial Data

For a richer user experience, try our Esri-hosted "Open Data" site to acquire Wyoming Game & Fish authoritative geospatial data! It is located here: Wyoming Game and Fish Open Data. This site offers users the ability to review data set descriptions, preview data in tabular and map form, and save data in multiple formats. But if you need complete metadata content, the Open Data site does not currently package up all the metadata we include for some data and you should proceed to download data here at this website by following the links below.

Story maps provide a unique format for sharing maps, photos and narratives to "tell a story" in a single electronic document.  This engaging format is also an Esri product, in which we have customized and configured the contents of a template made available by Esri.  Please check out our story maps:
Disclaimer: Wyoming Game & Fish geospatial data files are not represented as legal documents and are not intended to be used as such. The information contained in these data is dynamic and may change over time. Locational accuracy reflects resource-level use; no professional-grade surveys were conducted to either support or improve inherent accuracies. It is the responsibility of the data user to use the data appropriately and consistent within the limitations of geospatial data in general and these data in particular as outlined in each data set's accompanying metadata.

Wyoming Game & Fish geospatial data available on this site has the following general characteristics:
Format: Esri Shapefile (with a couple of exceptions in file-GDB format to preserve long attribute headings and/or grouped content)
Compression Utility: Microsoft default - Compressed (zipped) folder
Projection: WyLAM (Wyoming Lambert Conformal Conic)
Datum: NAD83 (North American 1983; Spheroid GRS 1980)
Extent: Statewide, or the full extent of the theme if less than statewide
Metadata Content: We maintain a standard for metadata content, and this is a prerequisite to the automatic distribution of our geospatial data
Contact: Kirk Nordyke, Geospatial Technology Supervisor
Kirk.Nordyke@wyo.gov | 307.777.4595

For sage grouse GIS data:
Contact Garrett Catlin at 307.777.4567 or garrett.catlin2@wyo.gov
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