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Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
Wyoming Department of EnvironmentalQuality
Welcome to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality WEB site. On this site you will find a wealth of informationabout DEQ. If you need Department rules, we have made an effort to ensure the site contains the most up to date set andcopies of any rules under public review along with the dates for comment and public hearing.
Wyoming Departmentof Environmental Quality and the Water Resources
This page is a joint effort between the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality and the Water Resources DataSystem (WRDS) for the State of Wyoming.

Yellowstone River Basin
The Yellowstone River Basin (YELL) study-unit in Wyoming, Montana and North Dakota, is part of the U.S. GeologicalSurvey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The long-term goals of this program are to describe thestatus and trends in the quality of a large, representative part of the Nation's surface- and ground-water resources, and toprovide a sound, scientific understanding of the primary factors affecting the quality of these resources. This web site willprovide a focus for people who are interested in obtaining information about the program and obtaining access to data andpublications relevant to water quality in the Yellowstone River Basin.

Environmental Quality Council
The Council acts as the hearing examiner for the Department of Environmental Quality, promulgates Wyoming's environmental regulations and hears and determines all cases or issues arising under laws, rules, standards or orders issued or administered by the Department of Environmental Quality. Seven members are appointed by the Governor with consent of the Senate.

Environmental Remediation and Waste Reduction Cluster
This cluster is pursuing research issues involving environmental remediation and the reduction of environmental waste. The cluster is funded through the Wyoming Department of Energy - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research and involves research by University of Wyoming faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students.

Institute forEnvironment and Natural Resources
The mission of the Institute for Environment and Natural Resources is to advance effective decision making onenvironmental and natural resource issues by promoting and assisting collaborative, informed approaches thatsustain both the economy and the environment.

University of WyomingSchool of Environment and Natural Resources
The Institute for Environment and Natural Resources represents a partnership among more than two hundred researchfaculty, a prominent advisory board of leaders in the field of environment and natural resources, and the aspirations of aland-grant university. Its mission is to advance effective decision-making on environmental and natural resource issuesby promoting and assisting collaborative informed approaches that sustain both the economy and the environment.

 EnvironmentalEducation and Western Environmental Issues Workshop
The Environmental Education and Western Environmental Issues Workshop takes place at Camp Sacajawea, arustic camp nested among the pines and aspens atop Casper Mountain. The camp provides a scenic backdrop andsets the stage for a unique hands-on experience dedicated to helping participants understand contemporaryenvironmental issues and strengthen their ability to use problem-solving techniques.

Wyoming Native Plant Society
The Wyoming Native Plant Society, established in 1981, is a non-profit organization dedicated to the appreciation andconservation of the native flora and plant communities of Wyoming. The Society promotes education and research on nativeplants of the state through its newsletter, field trips and annual student scholarship award. Membership is open to individuals,families, and organizations with an interest in Wyoming's flora. Member's receive Castilleja, the Society's quarterly newsletter,and may take part in the Society's programs and projects, including the annual meeting/field trip each summer.

The Natural Resource Conservation Service web site is an excellent reference for updates, links, and program information contacts.

Conservancy of the Phoenix, Inc.
"We must protect the forests for our children, grandchildren and children yet to be born. We must protect the forests for those who can't speak for themselves such as the birds, animals, fish and trees."
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