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

Art Exhibition Participants Have Been Selected

June 23, 2022
WAFWA will be launching its 100th year celebration on the evening of Wednesday, July 13, 2022 during our annual Summer Meeting. The launch party will take place at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. In addition to dinner, music, and museum tours, guests at this event… 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

Regional Wildlife Program Manager - Yakima County - Yakima, WA
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Outreach Specialist - Thurston County - Olympia, WA
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Native Aquatics Program Coordinator - Salt Lake County, UT
Utah Department of Natural Resources
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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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