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Nominees sought for ‘Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame’

The three-toed woodpecker is released. (Dan Cepeda, Oil City)

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking nominations for their “Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame.”

“Potential inductees are those who made a significant, lasting, lifetime contribution to conservation and Wyoming’s outdoor heritage,” the department said on Monday, Sept. 30.

People can nominate conservationists through Dec. 2.

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“’The Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame is a prestigious award that honors and recognizes conservationists and outdoor enthusiasts whose life works ensure Wyoming’s outdoor heritage will remain for future generations,’ said Brian Nesvik, director of the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. ‘I invite you to submit a nomination this year to honor a person who has made a legacy-impact on Wyoming’s outdoors.’”

63 individuals have been inducted into the Wyoming Outdoor Hall of Fame since 2004.

“Last year’s inductees included Mark Haroldson, John W. Scott (posthumously), Glen F. Cole (posthumously), and Orrin and Lorraine Bonney (posthumously),” the department added.

An induction ceremony will be held at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody in March 2020.  

A nomination packet and an outline of criteria for consideration are available on the Game and Fish website,” the announcement concludes.