As Habitat and Access Supervisor, Sorensen oversees the management of Wyoming Game and Fish Commission owned lands in the Cody region including Yellowtail, Sunlight, Renner, Sunshine and Medicine Lodge Wildlife Habitat Management Areas. Habitat and Access crews also care for public access areas on the South Fork, North Fork, Clarks Fork, and the Bighorn Rivers that provide important access for hunting and fishing.
“The Habitat and Access program manage these lands for the benefit of wildlife and sportsmen,” Sorensen said. “Our work primarily involves habitat enhancement efforts and maintenance of those lands which include taking care of fences, roads, ditches and buildings. We are also continually working to identify and secure additional access areas for the benefit of hunters and anglers.”
Sorensen moved to Cody from Dubois where he served as a habitat and access biologist for a year and a half with the Game and Fish. Sorensen also worked as a Game and Fish habitat and access biologist in Saratoga for six months and at Yellowtail near Lovell for three years. Sorensen has also worked in construction, ranching, outfitting and as a welder.
Sorensen earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Dickenson State University in North Dakota. He is an avid outdoorsmen who enjoys hunting, fishing, and trapping. He lives in Cody with his wife Amanda and their two sons.