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Conservation in the West Poll, Wyoming

A survey of Wyoming voters regarding conservation demonstrates a strong conservation ethic and support for continuing to fund conservation and maintain protections. Like their fellow Westerners, Wyoming voters overwhelmingly identify as conservationists (71%) – a label that bridges partisan lines, as well as many other factors in the state. Wyoming voters prioritize conservation goals throughout the survey, in regard to energy, regulation, and public lands.
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Survey Highlights:

  • Wyoming voters overwhelmingly identify as conservationists (71%) – a label that bridges partisan lines, as well as many other factors in the state.
  • 80% say that we can protect land and water and have a strong economy at the same time.
  • 97% agree that “Our national parks, forests, monuments, and wildlife areas are an essential part of Wyoming’s economy”.
  • 79% say that Wyoming should maintain protections for land, air and water in the state rather than reduce them in an effort to create jobs as quickly as possible.
  • 87% say that “Even with state budget problems, we should still find money to protect and maintain Wyoming’s land, water and wildlife;” 88% say the same about state parks.
  • 56% say increasing the use of renewable energy will create jobs in Wyoming.

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