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J.D. Strong Voted President of WAFWA

Posted by WAFWA on July 22, 2020
At the recent annual Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 2020 Summer Meeting, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s Director, J.D. Strong was elected as the President of the organization. Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) started in the 1920s as a way for the various wildlife agencies to…
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WAFWA 2020 Award Recipients

Posted by WAFWA on July 21, 2020
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) honored conservation professionals from several western states at their virtual award ceremony at the 2020 WAFWA Summer Conference. A video recording of the awards is available!
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Aerial Surveys Document Stable Lesser Prairie-Chicken Population Trends

Posted by WAFWA on July 16, 2020
Biologists Note Annual Population Fluctuations, Emphasize Value of Improved Habitat The latest lesser prairie-chicken aerial survey shows that bird population estimates remain stable from the previous survey and —more importantly—the estimated number of birds has increased since surveys began in 2012. The surveys document an estimated range-wide breeding…
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WAFWA Seeks Input on Strategies to Conserve the Sagebrush Country

Posted by WAFWA on June 30, 2020
The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA), with its conservation partners, invites those living, working or invested in the sagebrush ecosystem to participate in an online, on-demand workshop through July 27. Organizers goals are to identify innovative, voluntary and collaborative strategies that address sagebrush conservation challenges.  Sagebrush, a…
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ON THE HORIZON: Issue 23

Posted by WAFWA on June 16, 2020
Restoring burrowing owl habitat, similarities between COVID-19 and wild sheep disease pandemics, and the new WAFWACHAT.org. Find out about the latest efforts to conserve the lands, waters, and wildlife in the West.
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See you at the WAFWA Virtual Summer Meeting!

Posted by WAFWA on June 8, 2020
The WAFWA Virtual Summer Meeting will be July 8-10 and 13-14, 2020.  WAFWA’s Summer Meeting is going virtual this year and we have a meeting schedule that is chock full of new events and sessions as well as our traditional meetings to get WAFWA business done. This year, we will have a…
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ON THE HORIZON: Issue 22

Posted by WAFWA on April 1, 2020
A powerful new partnership for native trout, illegal turtle trade, and an update on the Lesser Prairie-Chicken program. Find out about the latest efforts to conserve the lands, waters, and wildlife in the West.
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ON THE HORIZON: Issue 21

Posted by WAFWA on February 1, 2020
New collaboration tools, sagebrush stakeholder meetings, and bighorn sheep transfer. Find out about the latest efforts to conserve the lands, waters and wildlife in the West.
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