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Brand Usage Guidelines

This policy provides our requirements regarding use of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) word marks and logotypes (this includes but is not limited to the WAFWA logo, its variants, and all WAFWA sub-brands, event logos and variants).

Registered Trademark Statement & Brand Guidelines

Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA)

Permission is granted to you to use the WAFWA word marks and logos only under the following terms and conditions:

• Any mention of WAFWA (or to show a WAFWA logo) in a publication, website or promotional item will need to have a registration mark ®. Please state at the bottom or back of piece: “Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and the WAFWA logo are registered trademarks of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies.”

• WAFWA logos and word marks are for non commercial use only. Usage of WAFWA’s logos and word marks for non-WAFWA commercial sales or fundraising is strictly prohibited unless otherwise expressed in writing by an authorized agent of WAFWA.
• No word mark and/or logo may be used in any way that mischaracterizes any relationship between you and WAFWA.
• Do not modify or alter the name or logos. Do not combine with any other design, graphic, text or other elements.

WAFWA logos are available for download below:


WAFWA Owned Word Marks

WAFWA®  logo

WAFWA® logo is a registered trademark of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).

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Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA)®  name

Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA)® name is a registered trademark of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).

WAFWA Taglines

Advancing Collaborative, Proactive, Science-Based Fish and Wildlife Conservation and Management Across the West.

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 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. WAFWA’s reach encompasses more than 40 percent of North America, including two-thirds of the United States. WAFWA supports sound resource management and building partnerships at all levels to conserve wildlife for the use and benefit of all citizens, now and in the future.

WAFWA Sub Brands

CHAT®  logo

CHAT® logo is a registered trademark of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).

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CHAT®  name

CHAT® name is a registered trademark of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).

WNTI®  name

WNTI® name is a registered trademark of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA).

WAFWA Publication Guidelines

Provided is guidance to authors of white papers, issue papers, management plans and other conservation-related publications produced solely by Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) or in partnership with cooperators where WAFWA is the lead. Consistent branding and messaging will elevate WAFWA publications, providing a more consistent look and feel to all WAFWA-endorsed materials. Download the Publication Guidelines (PDF, 273 KB).


The WAFWA word marks, sub brands and logos are the sole and exclusive property of WAFWA. Your use of any word mark and/or logo implies acceptance of, and agreement with, the terms of this policy. If you do not accept and agree to follow the rules as set out in this policy, you do not have the right to use the word marks and/or logos and are prohibited from using them. Any use of WAFWA word marks and/or logos not in compliance with this policy is not authorized. If you violate the rules in this policy, you must cease and desist from all use of any WAFWA word marks and/or logos, regardless of the uses otherwise allowed in this policy. In addition, WAFWA reserves the right to revoke its approval of your use of the word marks and/or logos at any time.

For questions or additional file formats or logo variations, please contact wafwa.admin@wafwa.org