Not Exactly Grizzly Adams But Want to Be? Lander’s Outdoor Classes for Adults Can Help | LOR Foundation

Not Exactly Grizzly Adams But Want to Be? Lander’s Outdoor Classes for Adults Can Help

Not every Wyomingite is a natural hunter or fisherman. That's where a pilot program from the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation comes in.


Early spring fishing in Lander, Wyoming | Photo by Kirk Rasmussen

Lander is a dreamscape for hunter and fisherman—if you know what you’re doing. But if you didn’t grow up learning the specialized skills required to hunt and fish from mentors, there can be barriers to entry as an adult. Staff at the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation wanted to help change that by working with statewide and local organizations to teach adults hunting and fishing skills. In 2023, the organization partnered with Wyoming Catholic College to run a pilot program in Lander that introduced adults to the skills—and gear—needed to succeed at these classic Wyoming pastimes. Learn more about the project, which was supported by the LOR Foundation, in the short video below.


Filmed and edited by Nate Liles

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