Posted by WAFWA on September 9, 2022
WAFWA’s Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) is making its mark in western watersheds. Partnering with Resources Legacy Fund, WNTI has funded 20 restoration sites along the Bear River watershed that extends through Utah, Idaho, and Wyoming. The Upper Bear River, home to the Bonneville Cutthroat Trout, was fragmented by…
Posted by WAFWA on August 9, 2022
WAFWA honored conservation professionals at their virtual award ceremony at the 2022 WAFWA Summer Conference (recorded ceremony available).
Posted by WAFWA on July 14, 2022
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) kicked off their centennial celebration last night in a Oklahoma City. One of the events featured was the “Spirit of Western Wildlife” art exhibition and auction. The art exhibition featured twenty-one pieces contributed from across the West. Each person at the…
Posted by WAFWA on June 23, 2022
WAFWA will be launching its 100th year celebration on the evening of Wednesday, July 13, 2022 during our annual Summer Meeting. The launch party will take place at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. In addition to dinner, music, and museum tours, guests at this event…
Posted by WAFWA on April 11, 2022
There is perhaps nothing more evocative of the American West than herds of elk, mule deer or pronghorn moving freely across the landscape. And a new series of detailed maps reveals their migration pathways -- thanks to a team of state, federal and tribal scientists.
Posted by WAFWA on March 15, 2022
Aerial surveys will begin March 23 and run through mid-May in five states containing lesser prairie-chicken habitat.
Posted by WAFWA on March 10, 2022
The Monarch Joint Venture just announced their 2022 Partner Grant Awards that included an award to the paired Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and Washington State University.
Posted by WAFWA on January 26, 2022
An exciting new film produced by the Intermountain West Joint Venture highlights the benefits of the Bureau of Land Management’s Outcome-Based Grazing program.