Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2024 Summer Meeting

June 3 - June 7, 2024
Stevenson, Washington
We invite you to save the date for our 2024 Summer Meeting. Registration is now open! Read More

Northern Wild Sheep And Goat Council Symposium

April 30 - May 2, 2024
Anchorage, Alaska
The NWSGC 24th Biennial Symposium will be held in Anchorage, Alaska April 30-May 2, 2024. We invite submission of abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Read More

Recent News

Join the Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council for their symposium in Alaska this Spring

April 11, 2024
The Northern Wild Sheep and Goat Council invite you to join their symposium in Anchorage, Alaska from April 29 through May 3, 2024. Read More

WAFWA Accepting 2024 Award Nominations

February 13, 2024
WAFWA will continue the tradition of honoring outstanding acts of conservation during the award ceremony on Wednesday, June 5, 2024 at our Summer Meeting in Stevenson, Washington. If you know of someone who has shown exemplary commitment to conservation, consider nominating them for one of our prestigious awards. For award… Read More

Western Native Trout Initiative

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Photo Credit: Tim Torell

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
Brian Nesvik, 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 Business Office

PO Box 190150
Boise, Idaho 83719

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

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