Grants

Wyoming WSF accepts Grant In Aid (GIA) requests for projects or educational efforts that benefit bighorn sheep. Applications are considered twice a year in June and December at the WY WSF summer and winter meetings. Submission deadlines are May 1 (for consideration in June) and November 1 (for consideration in December).


Download a: grant applicationform.


The GIA form is limited in ability to accept detailed project description and budget details. Please attach more detailed information to the submittal e-mail and they will be shared with the reviewing parties. E-mail submissions are required and must be sent to: info@wyomingwildsheep.org


You can also submit a Grant in Aid Request online: Go to online form



Grants In Aid

June 2018
Elk Mountain Bighorn Sheep FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) Surveys,Newcastle WGBGLC
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Wildlife/Vehicle Collisions - Variable Messaging Signs, Dubois, Lander, Meeteetse, Thermopolis WGBGLC
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NBSIA Education Outreach, Statewide $20,000
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NBSIA Classroom Expansion, Dubois Not Approved
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Statewide Disease Surveillance Final Report WGBGLC
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Devils Canyon to Ferris Transplants 2019 $13,000
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Seminoe Ferris Habitat Analysis WGBGLC
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Whisky Mtn BH Sheep Solutions Thru Collaboration, Dubois $15,000
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Determining research and conservation priorities for bighorn sheep in the Teton Range,Jackson $4,450
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Dubois Wildlife Management Area Cheatgrass Treatment, Dubois $5,000
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Newcastle Domestic Goat Mitigation, Newcastle $6,000
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Advancing Student Education, Public Outreach and Bighorn Sheep Science through Partnerships and Innovative Undergraduate Investigations, Dubois Not Approved
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Water Development, Hay Ranch Land and Cattle, Thermopolis Not Approved
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Geographic origin and colonization of nonnative mountain goats in Grand Teton National Park, Jackson $2,000
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Summer nutrition, disease, or predation? Quantifying causes of poor lamb survival in northwest Wyoming WGBGLC
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Total Requests are $198,195.00 Total Approvals are $65,450.00


December 2017
Elk Mountain Water Development II, Newcastle $1500
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Identifying Risks to Devils Canyon: Testing Bighorn Canyon Sheep in MT & WY, Lovell Not Funded
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Cabin Creek Conifer Removal, Cody $15,000
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Genotyping of Mannheimia sp. isolates from three Bighorn Sheep herds in Wyoming using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry,Laramie $10,000
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Devil's Canyon Guzzlers, Lovell $5,000
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Translocation Survey, Statewide $not funded
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Forage Reserve Vegetation Monitoring, Wyoming Range $8,000
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Big Horn Sheep Nutrition Disease Survey, NW Wyoming $12,000
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Cheatgrass Control Post Prescribed Fire, SE Wyoming $1,000
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Total Requests are $114,314. Total Approvals are $52,500.00
Teton Bighorn Sheep Outreach Plan, Jackson $3,000
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Bighorn Sheep Movi Research, Statewide $5,000
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Remote Sensing Cameras for Ferris Guzzlers, Rawlins $600
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June 2017
Produce a NPS video concerning Bighorn Canyon Wild Sheep, Lovell Not Funded    Review the Project   More Info
Replace and Upgrade Signage, Pinedale $2,000    Review the Project The Finished Product
Evaluating the role of harvest and environment on horn size of mountain sheep $3,000    Review the Project  2017 Fall Update
Cabin Creek Conifer Removal, Cody $25,000    Review the Project   Map
Devils Canyon Cheatgrass Controll, Lovell $5,000    Review the Project   Map
Johnson County 4H Shooting Sports, Buffalo Not Funded    Review the Project   More Info
Devil's Canyon Ram Collaring, Lovell $1,600    Review the Project   Map
Temple Peak Bighorn herd survey, Lander Not Funded    Review the Project  2017 Fall Update  
Palisades Goat Herd Surveillance, Jackson $14,650    Review the Project   More Info 1
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Hunting With Heroes, Statewide Not Funded    Review the Project  
NBSIC Access Enhancements, Dubois Not Funded    Review the Project  
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NBSIC Education and Outreach, Dubois $15,000    Review the Project  
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Grand Teton Mountain Goat Genetics, Jackson $10,500    Review the Project  
Wyoming Wild Sheep Genetic Study, year 3, Statewide Not Funded    Review the Project  
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Pioneer Women Hunt, Statewide $450    Review the Project  
Whisky Basin Conservation Camp, Dubois $10,000    2017 Fall Update  
Wandering Ram Collars, Casper $10,000    Review the Project  
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Total Requests were $209,330  Total Approvals were $97,200


December 2016
Joint Chiefs Cheatgrass Control, Laramie $8,000    Review the Project
Hunting With Heroes, Statewide Not Funded    Review the Project
Temple Peak Disease Assessment, Lander $10,950    Review the Project
Devils Canyon to Ferris Transplant, Statewide $20,000    Review the Project
Fred Roberts NWF, Afton $15,000    Review the Project
Ferris Mountains Guzzler, Rawlins $11,000    Review the Project    Fall 2017 Update
Ferris Mountain Burn, Rawlins $15,000    Review the Project
Whisky Mtn Genetic Diversity, Dubois Not Funded    Review the Project
Total Funded:  $79,950.


June 2016
Devil's Canyon Ram Collaring, Lovell $6,200.00    Review the Project
WY BHS Population Geonomics, Statewide $10,000.00    Review the Project
Palisades Mtn Goat Herd monitoring, Jackson $14,650.00    Review the Project
Whisky Basin Conservation Camp Renovation, Dubois $20,000.00    Review the Project
Total funded:  $ 50,850.


December 2015
Elk Mountain Water Development Projects, $ 10,000    Review the Project
NBHSC Video Remake, Dubois $ 8,000    Review the Project
Temple Peak Disease Assessment & Collaring, Lander $ 29,200    Review the Project
Hunting with Heroes, Statewide $ 10,000    Review the Project
NBHSC Intern, Dubois $ 2,000    Review the Project
SD GF&P Research Projects, Statewide $7,500    Review the Project
Total funded:  $ 66,700


June 2015
Genetic Study, Statewide $ 24,070
Devils Canyon to Ferris Mtn BHS Transplant, Lovell, WY $ 15,500
Ultrasound BHS Research, Statewide $ 9,000
Platte Valley Conifer Encroachment Treatment, Rawlins, WY $ 2,500
Harvest Records and Horn Size Analysis, Statewide $ 3,000
Cheatgrass Herbicide Treatment, Wheatland, WY $10,000
Total funded:  $ 64,070


December 2014
Devils Canyon BHS Transplant, Lovell $ 16,000
Snake River Mtn Goat Capture, Alpine $ 2,000
BHS Drop Nets(2) Statewide $ 2,958
SE Wind River DS Allotment Retirement, Lander $ 8,000
S Absaroka BHS Capture/Disease Study, Meeteetse $ 5,000
Whiskey Mtn Fertilizer Application, Dubois $ 4,440
Targee HA6 BHS, Jackson, WY $ 9,950
DS/BHS Disease Research, Pullman, WA $ 6,000
Total funded:  $ 54,348


June 2014
WGFD Sybille Volunteer (Disease Surveillance), Wheatland $ 1,172.00
NBSIC Taxidermy, Dubois $ 2,500.00
Camp Buffalo Bill BSA Shooting Range, Cody $ 5,000.00
Total funded:  $ 8,672.00


November 2013
Sybille Fencing, Wheatland $ 5,000.00
Utah DS Allotment, Utah $ 5,000.00
DS/BHS Disease Research, Pullman, WA $ 6,000.00
Elk Mountain Cheatgrass, Wheatland $ 6,000.00
Bam-Bam Fund, Lander $ 2,500.00
Total funded:  $ 24,500.00


June 2013
Bam-Bam Fund, Lander $ 2,500.00
Ecology of Snake River Canyon Mountain Goats, Alpine $ 2,000.00
Shell/Devils Canyon BHS/DS Monitoring,Shell/ Lovell $ 1,000.00
Forever Wild Family Workshop, Statewide $ 1,000.00
Elk Mountain HA20 Research Project, Newcastle $ 5,000.00
Elk Decoy for WGFD, Jackson $ 500.00
Iron Mountain Prescribed Burn, Wheatland $ 5,000.00
Hansen DS Allotment Waiver, Dillon, MT $ 2,500.00
HA 5 BHS Surveillance Flight , Meeteetse $ 3,600.00
Total funded:  $ 23,100.00


December 2012
Repair Seminoe Guzzler, Rawlins $ 2,500.00
Habitat Ecology Seminoe Mountains, Rawlins $ 2,000.00
WGFD BHS Disease Surveillance, Statewide $ 5,000.00
WSF/B&C Youth Summer Camp, Statewide $ 2,000.00
Total funded:  $ 11,500.00


June 2012
BHS Pneumonia Research, Pullman, WA $ 6,000.00
Junction/Churn Creek BHS Project, BC $ 2,500.00
Squaw Mountain Cheatgrass Control, Wheatland $ 5,000.00
Tri-State BHS/MG Net-gun Capture, Cody $ 2,300.00
Conservation Easement Leseberg Property, Dubois $ 3,000.00
Red Rock Fire Effects, Jackson $ 1,200.00
Seminoe Mountains Habitat Ecology & Effects Alt, Rawlins $ 4,400.00
Elk Mountain HA20 Research Project, Wheatland $ 5,000.00
Wyoming Atlas of Wildlife Migration, Statewide $ 2,500.00
WWGA-WYWSF Legal Fees for BCA Appeal $ 5,000.00
Total funded:  $ 36,900.00


2011
Elk Mountain HA20 Research Project, Wheatland $ 5,000.00
HA4 Winter Survey, Dubois $ 5,000.00
Seminoe Mountains Habitat Ecology & Effects Alt, Rawlins $ 6,445.00
Society for Wildlife Forensic Science, Statewide $ 250.00
Wildlife Forensic Science Society, Statewide $ 250.00
Wildlife Friendly Fencing Booklet, Statewide $ 1,000.00
WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo, Casper $ 1,000.00
Whiskey Basin BHS Disease Testing, Dubois $ 1,300.00
Intentional Commingling of DS/BHS, Sybile Unit $ 6,000.00
NBSIC Interpretive Exhibit Planning, Dubois $ 5,000.00
Total funded:  $ 31,245.00


2010
Elk Mountain HA20 Coyote Control, Newcastle $ 2,500.00
Iron Mountain Prescribed Burn, Wheatland $ 5,000.00
Bennett Hills Guzzler, Rawlins $ 5,000.00
Seminoe Mountain Prescribed Burn, Rawlins $ 10,000.00
Ferris Mountain Prescribed Burn, Rawlins $ 15,000.00
Seminoe Mountain Coyote Control, Rawlins $ 3,024.00
Teton Range BHS Resource Selection, Jackson $ 15,000.00
Stone Ranch Water Development, Rawlins $ 2,300.00
Thorne/Williams WHMA Fence Mod., Wheatland $ 3,000.00
WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo, Casper $ 1,000.00
Lower Gros Ventre Rx Burn Phase III, Jackson $ 5,000.00
Total funded:  $ 66,824.00


2009
GYA Mountain Goat/BHS GIS Mapping, Cody/Jackson $ 5,000.00
Torrey Lake Ranch Conservation Easement, Dubois $ 20,000.00
Teton Ranch BHS Resource Selection, Jackson $ 20,000.00
Wind River Pack Goat Permit Waiver, Lander $ 5,000.00
Transmission of Passive Immunity, WSU, Pullman $ 6,000.00
WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo, Casper $ 1,000.00
NBSIC Landscaping Project, Dubois $ 500.00
Lower Gros Ventre Prescribed Burn, Jackson $ 5,000.00
Total funded:  $ 62,500.00


2008
Elk Mountain BHS Net Gun Capture, Newcastle $ 5,000.00
Teton Range BHS Genetics/DNA project, Jackson $ 10,000.00
Teton Range BHS Resource Selection, Jackson $ 25,000.00
WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo, Casper $ 1,000.00
Whiskey Basin Meadow Rehabilitation, Dubois $ 5,000.00
WGFD BHS Coordinator/WAFWA WSWG Chair $ 30,000.00
Total funded:  $ 76,000.00


2007
Skaha Bluffs BHS Habitat Acquisition, BC $ 5,000.00
Domestic/Wild Sheep Disease Workshop #3, Utah $ 2,000.00
Cort (Wyatt) Feeley Educational Fund, Cody $ 1,000.00
SCI/Alaska Aerial Hunting Defense Fund $ 500.00
Whiskey Basin Lungworm Medication, Dubois $ 540.00
NBSIA Bronze Sculpture, Dubois $ 1,000.00
BHS Transplant Assistance to MT-FNAWS $ 10,000.00
Teton HA6 GPS Radio collaring, Jackson $ 25,000.00
Wind River Pack Goat Permit Waiver, Dubois $ 7,500.00
Seminoe Mountains BHS Transplant, Rawlins $ 8,000.00
Total funded:  $ 60,540.00


2006
Laramie Peak BHS Transplant, Wheatland $ 8,000.00
Lower Gros Ventre prescribed burn, Jackson $ 3,000.00
WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo, Casper $ 1,000.00
NBSIA GIS Exhibit, Dubois $ 4,000.00
Triple Peak Forage Reserve, Big Piney $ 5,000.00
Bighorn Canyon NRA Visitors Center, Lovell $ 2,000.00
WGFD Alternative Funding Brochure $ 1,000.00
Total funded:  $ 24,000.00


2005
Clarks Fork/HA 1 Telemetry Study, Cody $ 3,550.00
Devil’s Canyon Transplant Relocations, Lovell $ 9,600.00
NBSIA DVD’s & DVD Player, Dubois $ 2,900.00
WY Hunting & Fishing Heritage Expo, Casper $ 1,000.00
Allstead Allotment Retirement, Boulder R. (MT) $ 5,000.00
Whiskey Basin Herbicide Spraying, Dubois $ 10,000.00
Richeau Hills Prescribed Burn, Wheatland $ 10,000.00
Jim Mountain Allotment Retirement, Cody $ 10,000.00
Post-wildfire Cheat Grass Spraying, Statewide $ 5,000.00
Total funded:  $ 57,050.00


1988-2004
Total funded:  $ 385,764.00