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WGA launches Task Force on Collaborative Conservation to lead proactive wor...

Published on December 13, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association (WGA) has launched the Western Governors’ Task Force on Collaborative Conservation (Task Force). The state-led effort will devel...
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WGA launches Task Force on Collaborative Conservation to lead proactive wor...

Published on December 13, 2018

WATCH: Gov. Ige calls battle against invasive species the 'right thing to d...

Published on December 10, 2018
Hawaiʻi Gov. David Ige described his state's significant work to battle invasive species as not only the "right thing," but work that makes "economic sense" at the fi...
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WATCH: Gov. Ige calls battle against invasive species the 'right thing to d...

Published on December 10, 2018

Western Governors support continued quarantine on emerald ash borer

Published on November 19, 2018
Western Governors urge the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) not to remove the domestic quarantine for the plant pest emerald ash borer. The emerald ash borer...
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Western Governors support continued quarantine on emerald ash borer

Published on November 19, 2018

COMMENTS: Western Governors support APHIS quarantine on destructive emerald...

Published on November 19, 2018
Western Governors urge the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) not to remove the domestic quarantine for the plant pest emerald ash borer. In comments submitted...
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COMMENTS: Western Governors support APHIS quarantine on destructive emerald...

Published on November 19, 2018

Watch: Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative Workshop in Montana

Published on November 14, 2018
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock identified invasive species as one of the "great environmental and economic threats to western landscapes" at the Nov. 14 workshop of the Western Go...
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Watch: Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative Workshop in Montana

Published on November 14, 2018

WGA Working Lands Roundtable

Published on October 23, 2018
The mission of the WGA Working Lands Roundtable is the ongoing implementation of WGA natural resource-focused initiatives. The Roundtable will examine crosscutting policy issu...
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WGA Working Lands Roundtable

Published on October 23, 2018

Watch: Gov. Mead urges Working Lands Roundtable attendees to 'make a differ...

Published on October 10, 2018
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead urged attendees to “make a difference” on land management and invasive species policy at the WGA Working Lands Roundtable....
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Watch: Gov. Mead urges Working Lands Roundtable attendees to 'make a differ...

Published on October 10, 2018

Webinar: WGA Working Lands Roundtable Rollout Discussion

Published on September 27, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the webinar, Working Lands Roundtable Rollout Discussion, on Sept. 27. Webinar participants outlined WGA’s new effort to ...
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Webinar: WGA Working Lands Roundtable Rollout Discussion

Published on September 27, 2018

COMMENTS: Western Governors share recommendations on Fish and Wildlife Serv...

Published on September 24, 2018
Western Governors shared their recommendations to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service regarding the proposed revisions to the Regulations ...
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COMMENTS: Western Governors share recommendations on Fish and Wildlife Serv...

Published on September 24, 2018

Gov. Sandoval urges collaboration to battle 'staggering' invasive species c...

Published on September 17, 2018
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval highlighted the enormous impact of invasive species in the West and the need for collaboration to battle its many challenges in opening remarks at t...
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Gov. Sandoval urges collaboration to battle 'staggering' invasive species c...

Published on September 17, 2018

Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative workshop locations announced by...

Published on July 30, 2018
The Chairman’s Initiative of Hawaii Gov. David Ige, the Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative, will include four regional workshops.
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Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative workshop locations announced by...

Published on July 30, 2018

Invasive Species data management guidelines released to improve land manage...

Published on July 12, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association has released recommendations to standardize the recording and exchange of invasive species occurrence data across the West developed b...
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Invasive Species data management guidelines released to improve land manage...

Published on July 12, 2018

Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative Year-Three Repor...

Published on June 24, 2018
The third-year report on WGA’s work on species conservation and the Endangered Species Act highlights progress over the past year incentivizing voluntary conservation as...
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Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative Year-Three Repor...

Published on June 24, 2018

Watch the WGA Western Working Lands Forum

Published on March 16, 2018
The Western Governors’ Association hosted the inaugural Western Working Lands Forum on March 15-16, 2018. The forum examined challenges of cross-boundary planning among ...
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Watch the WGA Western Working Lands Forum

Published on March 16, 2018

Get involved in National Invasive Species Awareness Week Feb. 26-March 2

Published on February 26, 2018
Invasive species create significant economic and environmental challenges. Western Governors have identified the rapid spread of invasive species as a top environmental proble...
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Get involved in National Invasive Species Awareness Week Feb. 26-March 2

Published on February 26, 2018
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