Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2022 Mid-Winter Meeting

January 6 - January 10, 2022
Tucson, Arizona
Save the Date! The Winter Meeting is January 6-10th, 2022 in Tucson, Arizona. Read More

Deer & Elk Workshop

August 3 - August 4, 2021
Virtual Platform
The 14th Biennial Deer and Elk Workshop (Virtual) will be hosted by California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Read More

Recent News

2021 WAFWA Award Recipients

July 27, 2021
WAFWA honored conservation professionals at their virtual award ceremony at the 2021 WAFWA Summer Conference. Read More

WAFWA has a new Executive Director!

July 22, 2021
Dr. Zach Lowe will be joining our team as the new WAFWA Executive Director! Dr. Lowe is a proven leader in the wildlife conservation world, and he garnered the unanimous support of our Directors. Read More

Western Native Trout Initiative

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Photo Credit: Tim Torell

Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool

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Pearl Lake, CO Photo Credit: Wayne D. Lewis

Sagebrush Conservation Initiative

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North-central Oregon. Photo Credit: Dan Meyers

Western Grasslands Initiative

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Burrowing Owl. Credit: Keith Kohl (ODFW)
Burrowing Owl

Wild Sheep Initiative

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Bighorn Sheep
Bighorn Sheep
J.D. Strong, WAFWA President
J.D. Strong, WAFWA President

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About Us

Representing Western Fish & Wildlife Agencies Since 1922 

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) represents 24 states and Canadian provinces, an area covering nearly 3.7 million square miles of some of North America’s most wild and scenic country, inhabited by over 1,500 premier wildlife species.

Since 1922, WAFWA’s goal has been to support sound resource management and build partnerships to conserve wildlife for the use and benefit of all citizens, now and in the future.

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WAFWA Headquarters

3380 Americana Terrace, Suite 320
Boise, Idaho 83706

Phone: (208) 331-9431
Fax: (208) 331-9436
Email: wafwa.admin@wafwa.org

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