Western Bird Conservation Committee

The Western Bird Conservation 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’s approved Statement of Purpose:

• “Provide a forum for states and provinces within the WAFWA to discuss bird conservation issues;
Provide a forum for input by western bird conservation partners;
Provide regional advice to the AFWA Bird Conservation Committee on Western bird conservation issues;
Provide a forum to address congressional funding needs for bird conservation, such as NAWCA, Farm Bill and others”.

What’s New

New Report Highlights Declining Sagebrush Ecosystem, Provides Foundation for Next Generation of Conservation and Management

Considered one of the most imperiled ecosystems in the world and home to mule deer, pronghorn, sage-grouse, pygmy rabbits and more than 350 other species of conservation concern, the sagebrush ecosystem continues to shrink rapidly due to a host of growing threats, according to a new scientific report (2021 Sagebrush Conservation Strategy).

Western States Chukar and Gray Partridge Management Guidelines
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    January 1, 2017
Publication Details

Western States Chukar and Gray Partridge Management Guidelines, 2017

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Western Agencies 33rd Sage & Columbian Sharp-tailed Grouse Workshop Workshop August 15, 2022 - August 18, 2022 Logan, Utah

Members List

Tony Wasley, Chair
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
San Stiver, Vice-Chair
Sage Grouse Framework Team