Upcoming Events

WAFWA’s 2023 Winter Meeting

January 5 - January 9, 2023
Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico
The 2023 WAFWA Winter Meeting will be January 5-9, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico. Read More

Human/Wildlife Conflicts Workshop

April 24 - April 28, 2023
Sunriver, Oregon
A WAFWA Sanctioned Workshop The Human/Wildlife Conflicts Workshop has periodic workshops hosted by the Human/Wildlife Conflicts Committee, but there is no regular schedule for these events. Workshop Details Details will be posted as they become available. Read More

Recent News

Heffelfinger named 2023 Conservation Trailblazer

November 23, 2022
Congratulations to Jim Heffelfinger for being named Dallas Safari Club's 2023 recipient of the Conservation Trailblazer Award. He will be presented this award in January in Dallas. Read More

Western Big Game Seasonal Habitat and Migration Corridors Fund Request for Proposals

October 19, 2022
The NFWF is soliciting proposals for projects that enhance and improve the quality of state-identified, or tribal-identified, priority big game habitat, stopover areas, and migration corridors on federal land and/or voluntary efforts on private and tribal land. 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

Restoration Ecologist - United States preferred
Pollinator Partnership
Field Technician, Monarch Butterfly - California
Monarch Joint Venture
2023 Pollinator Poster Artist - Remote
Pollinator Partnership
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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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