Wyoming U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis is scheduled to host a House Natural Resource Committee field hearing Wednesday at the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission building in Casper.

Along with Lummis, U.S. representatives from Colorado, Montana and Washington will hear testimony from Wyoming residents who are concerned about federal policies in the state affecting wildlife management and habitat protection. The committee members will also discuss the Endangered Species Act and new ideas for species conservation.

The hearing is open to the public and will begin at 9 a.m.

Members of the Natrona County Commission, Sweetwater River Conservancy, Taylor Environmental Consulting and Wyoming Sportsmen for Fish and Wildlife will also attend.

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