Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2022 Mid-Winter Meeting

January 6 - January 10, 2022
Tucson, Arizona
Save the Date! The Winter Meeting is January 6-10th, 2022 in Tucson, Arizona. Read More

Mountain Lion Workshop

April 4 - April 7, 2022
Hood River, Oregon
The 13th Mountain Lion Workshop will be held in April 4-7, 2022 in Hood River, Oregon. Please check back soon for event details. Read More

Recent News

Western resilience seen along the Bear River

October 8, 2021
Ranchers find new, more sustainable ways to draw water from the river. An article by Shara Sparks and Therese Thompson in The Salt Lake Tribune. Read More


September 2, 2021
Learn more about WAFWA’s 2021 updated business plan for the Range-wide Oil and Gas Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances (CCAA) for the Lesser Prairie-Chicken. 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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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 Headquarters

3380 Americana Terrace, Suite 320
Boise, Idaho 83706

Phone: (208) 331-9431
Fax: (208) 331-9436
Email: wafwa.admin@wafwa.org

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