RAPID CITY, SOUTH DAKOTA

2018 Annual Meeting

WGA Chair and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host the Western Governors in public roundtables on critical regional issues such as the opioid epidemic and Philip Anschutz will deliver a keynote in South Dakota June 25-27.

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VIEW THE SESSIONS

Western Working Lands Forum

The inaugural Western Working Lands Forum examined the challenges of cross-boundary planning and tactics that span state, federal and private working lands.

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CHAIRMAN’S INITIATIVE

Workforce Development Initiative

Western Governors have hosted workshops in recent months for the Workforce Development Initiative in South Dakota, Colorado, Oklahoma and Washington. Learn what was discussed by watching videos of all sessions.

Find workshop reports, video

UPDATES

Resolutions

Western Governors' have approved new policy resolutions on Energy in the West, Public Lands Grazing, Wild Horse and Burro Management, and Federal Disaster Recovery Assistance for Communities in the West.

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WGA INITIATIVE

National Forest and Rangeland Management Initiative

The Chairman’s Initiative of Montana Governor Steve Bullock creates a mechanism for states and land managers to share best practices and policy options for forest and rangeland management.

Watch webinar: All Lands Grazing Management

PHOENIX, ARIZONA

2017 Winter Meeting

Twelve Western Governors met Dec. 1-2 at the Arizona Biltmore to discuss western policy and hear keynotes from Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and 'Cheers' star John Ratzenberger.

Read about the Meeting

2018 COMPETITION HAS OPENED

Celebrate the West Art Competition

The 2018 edition of the regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state is now open, with a deadline to enter on April 30, 2018.

Learn how to enter

SAVE THE DATES: 2018 716-264-8563Meeting, June 25-27, Rapid City, S.D. & 2018 Winter Meeting: Dec. 11-13, on Hawaii Island

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