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”.

Meetings & Notes

WAFWA's Western States Chukar and Gray Partridge Management Guidelines
WAFWA’s Western States Chukar and Gray Partridge Management Guidelines

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Members List

Tony Wasley, Chair
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
San Stiver, Vice-Chair
Sage Grouse Framework Team
Jim Allen, Member
Alberta, Fish and Wildlife Policy Branch
Ryan Scott, Member
Alaska Dept. of Fish and Game
Josh Avey, Member
Arizona Game and Fish Dept.
Scott Gardner, Member
California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
David Klute, Member
Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Scott Fretz, Member
Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Rex Sallabanks, Member
Idaho Dept. of Fish and Game
Jake George, Member
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
Kent Fricke, Member
Kansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism
Allison Begley, Member
Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Jesse Kolar, Member
North Dakota Game and Fish Dept.
Sandra Johnson, Member
North Dakota Game and Fish Dept.
Joel Jorgensen, Member
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Mason Cline, Member
New Mexico Dept. of Game and Fish
Jennifer Newmark, Member
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Joe Barnes, Member
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Andrea Hanson, Member
Oregon Dept. of Fish and Wildlife
Katherine Conkin, Member
Saskatchewan, Fish and Wildlife Branch
Chad Switzer, Member
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
Justin Shannon, Member
Utah Division of Wildlife Resources
Eric Gardner, Member
Washington Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
Doug Brimeyer, Member
Wyoming Game and Fish Dept.