District 1 (Laramie County)
South Laramie Range Enhancement

December 2010. Prescribed fire and shrub treatment to stimulate production of woody plant material near Iron Mountain. This project will benefit deer, an expanding population of bighorn sheep, and elk.


Total Project Cost: $175,000
WWNRT Funded: $65,000
Sponsor: Laramie County Conservation District



Crow Creek Restoration

June 2007. Project will restore wetland function and enhance riparian habitats on Crow Creek southeast of Cheyenne.


Total Project Cost: $57,750
WWNRT Funded: $20,000
Sponsor: Laramie County Conservation District




Curt Gowdy State Park Water Development

Improves water resources for livestock and wildlife, including a local elk herd, mule deer, and turkeys.


Total Project Cost: $5,000
WWNRT Request: $750
WWNRT Funded: $750
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation



Belvoir Ranch

December 2006. Planning for comprehensive rangeland and wildlife enhancements on 22,000 acres of native grassland near Cheyenne.


Total Project Cost: $140,000
WWNRT Funded: $40,000
Sponsor: City of Cheyenne



Jessen Wildlife Enhancement
December 2006. Water development and shrub planting to establish habitat for game birds, including prairie grouse and songbirds.

Total Project Cost: $16,850
WWNRT Funded: $6,000
Sponsor: Laramie County Conservation District



Wildlife Escape Ramps II
Installation of approx. 2,500 escape ramps retro-fitted into existing livestock and wildlife water tanks throughout Wyoming.

Total Project Cost: $241,600
WWNRT Funded: $79,987.65
Sponsor: Niobrara Conservation District



Iron Mountain Rx

Rangeland enhancement through prescribed fire and other appropriate treatments on native rangelands in southeastern Wyoming



Total Project Cost: $135,800
WWNRT Funded: $25,000
Sponsor: Wyoming Game and Fish




Green Conservation Easement

Conservation of a large landscape through the placement of a permanent conservation easement




Total Project Cost: $823,500
WWNRT Funded: $190,000
Sponsor: The Nature Conservancy




Emmanuel Farms Wetland

Stream habitat improvements and diversion to create approximately five acres of shallow wetlands on the lower reaches of Crow Creek.




Total Project Cost: $87,106
WWNRT Funded: $28,000
Sponsor: Laramie County Conservation District




Jawbone Gulch Conservation Easement
Purchase of conservation easement on approximately 560 acres of private land in Laramie County, WY

Total Project Cost: $1,167,860
WWNRT Funded: $195,000
Sponsor: Laramie Wyoming Stock Growers Ag Land Trust