Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2023 Winter Meeting

January 6 - January 11, 2023
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
The 2023 WAFWA Winter Meeting will be January 6-11, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. Read More

29th Pronghorn Workshop

August 22 - August 25, 2022
Deadwood, SD
The 29th Biennial Pronghorn Workshop will be held on August 22-25, 2022 in Deadwood, South Dakota. Registration is now open! Read More

Recent News

2022 WAFWA Award Recipients

August 9, 2022
WAFWA honored conservation professionals at their virtual award ceremony at the 2022 WAFWA Summer Conference (recorded ceremony available). Read More

WAFWA Names Best in Show

July 14, 2022
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) kicked off their centennial celebration last night in a Oklahoma City. One of the events featured was the “Spirit of Western Wildlife” art exhibition and auction. The art exhibition featured twenty-one pieces contributed from across the West. Each person at the… Read More
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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 Initiative

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Bighorn Sheep
Bighorn Sheep
Dr. Jennifer Psyllakis, WAFWA President

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Career Opportunities

Executive Director - Austin, Texas
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
This position is open until filled.
Regional Wildlife Biologist – Population - Idaho Falls, Idaho and Lewiston, Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
2 positions available
Regional Wildlife Biologist – Habitat - Lewiston, Idaho
Idaho Department of Fish and Game
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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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