Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2022 Summer Meeting

July 10 - July 15, 2022
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
The WAFWA Summer Meeting is July 10 - 15th, 2022 at the Omni in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Registration is now open! Read More

Western Agencies 33rd Sage & Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop

August 15 - August 18, 2022
Logan, Utah
The 33rd Sage and Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop will be hosted by Utah on August 15-18th, 2022. Read More

Recent News

WAFWA Seeks Art Submissions for Exhibition in July 2022

April 25, 2022
WAFWA is hosting a “Spirit of Western Wildlife Art Exhibition” during the 100th Anniversary Celebration on July 13, 2022 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City from 4:45pm – 9:00pm Central Time. The exhibition will have a silent auction. We will have a voting process to… Read More

Western State, Federal, and Tribal Partners Map Ungulate Migration Corridors

April 11, 2022
There is perhaps nothing more evocative of the American West than herds of elk, mule deer or pronghorn moving freely across the landscape. And a new series of detailed maps reveals their migration pathways -- thanks to a team of state, federal and tribal scientists. 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
Dr. Jennifer Psyllakis, WAFWA President

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Career Opportunities

Lesser Prairie Chicken Technical Service Provider - Kansas
WAFWA is accepting proposals from qualified biological, ecological or rangeland consultants and individuals to provide field-based services, as a WAFWA Technical Service Provider (TSP), for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken mitigation program. WAFWA is offering a 5-year agreement (2022-2027). The 2022 field season will be an opportunity for training and on-boarding. This position will lead the Kansas field work in subsequent years. Learn More
Wildlife Health/Forensic Biologist - Eagle, Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
There are two current openings.
Waterfowl Management Technician - Bismark, ND
North Dakota Game and Fish
Open until filled
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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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