Human/Wildlife Conflicts Working Group

The Human/Wildlife Conflicts Committee was established by the President to be comprised of members from the Board as appointed by the President and affirmed by the Board. The committee meets annually at the WAFWA summer meetings. The committee’s approved Statement of Purpose: 

“To identify the highest priority human/wildlife conflict issues and pool information regarding successful techniques to address them; to identify those wildlife damage and human/wildlife conflict issues where effective management techniques are lacking, and make recommendations to member agencies for the development of new alternatives, and to facilitate the exchange of information regarding human/wildlife conflict among the western states and provinces”.

State Survey Questions (2020)


2021. WAFWA Human-Wildlife Conflict Meeting, July 14th, 2021. View the Director’s Report (PDF, 323 KB)

2020. WAFWA Human-Wildlife Conflict Meeting, July 13th, 2020. View the Director’s Report (PDF, 107 KB)

Members List

Eric Gardner, Chair
Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife