Upcoming Events

WAFWA Executive Leadership Meeting 2023

November 28 - December 1, 2023
Henderson, Nevada
The WAFWA Executive Leadership Meeting for Directors, Deputies and Commissioners will be November 28th to December 1st, 2023 in Henderson, Nevada. Read More

2024 Western Black Bear Workshop

May 13 - May 17, 2024
Jackson, Wyoming
A WAFWA Sanctioned Workshop The Western Black Bear Workshop is held every three years by the Human-Wildlife Conflicts Committee sanctioned by WAFWA.  The workshop provides a forum where leading black bear managers and researchers share research results, management strategies, and emerging issues in the realms of black bear management throughout… Read More

Recent News

Enrollment Opportunity for Private Landowners

August 17, 2023
Under WAFWA’s Oil & Gas CCAA for the lesser prairie chicken, new land enrollment is now being accepted into the conservation program. Read More

Request for Proposal – WNTI Coordinator

August 16, 2023
WAFWA is seeking a skilled independent contractor to lead the Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) and serve as the Program Coordinator. 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
Dr. Jennifer Psyllakis, 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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