Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2021 Summer Meeting

July 14 - July 20, 2021
Virtual Platform
The WAFWA will hold the 2021 Summer Meeting as a fully virtual event. A draft Schedule of Events is posted. Registration opens May 1st. Read More

Western Agencies Sage & Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse 32nd Workshop

June 21 - June 24, 2021
Virtual Platform
Registration Open! June 21 - 24, 2021 - New Announcement: An invitation for submission of oral presentations will be accepted until April 30, 2021. Read More

Recent News

Dr. Mamie Parker Leads the Way for Women in Conservation

March 25, 2021
Read an article from the National Wildlife Federation about Dr. Mamie Parker being celebrated for National Women's History Month. Read More

WAFWA 2021 Award Nominations

March 24, 2021
Recognition of peers, employees and partners is one of the most important things the WAFWA does every year. The 2021 Awards deadline for submission of nominations is April 9th. Read More
WAFWA INITIATIVE:

Western Native Trout Initiative

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Photo Credit: Tim Torell
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Crucial Habitat Assessment Tool

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Pearl Lake, CO Photo Credit: Wayne D. Lewis
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Sagebrush Conservation Initiative

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North-central Oregon. Photo Credit: Dan Meyers
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Western Grasslands Initiative

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Burrowing Owl. Credit: Keith Kohl (ODFW)
Burrowing Owl
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Wild Sheep Working Group 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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