WAFWA Mid-Winter Conference 2022

January 6, 2022 - January 10, 2022

Tucson, Arizona

We invite you to attend the WAFWA 2022 Mid-Winter Conference in Tucson, Arizona. Registration is open!


Schedule of Events

January 6 – 10, 2022
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort
Tucson, Arizona

Please review our Duty of Care guidelines for information on Covid safety requirements.

Agenda

Registration

Register Early & Save!
$300 until December 1st
(1-Day Registration is Available)

Bundle with the R3 Workshop for a discount!
Learn More

Registration

Lodging

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa
A full-service golf and spa resort nestled at the base of the Saguaro National Park.

Discounted group rate is $133 per room. Reserve by December 15th. Learn More

Reservation

Join us as a Sponsor!

Gain exposure for your organization to fish & wildlife professionals, to network, and to exchange information and ideas.

View the Sponsor Brochure for details on the benefit levels and opportuities!

Become A Sponsor


Schedule of Events

Events are in Mountain Standard time. Schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, January 6th
MorningBreakfast on your own
8:00 am – 5:00 pmRegistration open
8:00 am – 5:00 pmColorado River Fish & Wildlife Council
10:00 am -12:00 pmLesser Prairie Chicken Initiative Council (invite only)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmCommissioners Committee Part 1 (Welcome, WAFWA 2022 and State of the States)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmMonarch Working Group
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmDiversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Meeting
3:00 pm – 5:00 pmWAFWA Welcome and Meeting Mission
5:00 pm – 10:00 pmHospitality Suite open
Friday, January 7th
MorningBreakfast on your own
7:00 am – 8:00 amCoffee available
7:00 am – 6:00 pmPop up meetings
7:30 am – 5:00 pmRegistration open
9:00 am -12:00 pmCommissioners Committee Part 2 (State of the States continued, leadership hand off)
9:00 am – 12:00 pmSagebrush EOC
10:00 am – 12:00 pmWAFWA Executive Committee
10:00 am – 10:30 amCoffee available
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmAttendee lunch (included in registration fee)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pmCommissioners Training: Wildlife Corridors and CHAT/GIS
1:00 pm – 5:00 pmDirectors Forum
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmCoffee Break
6:00 pm – 8:00 pmReconnection Reception
8:00 pm – 10:00 pmHospitality Suite open
Saturday, January 8th
MorningBreakfast on your own
7:00 am – 8:00 amCoffee available
7:00 am – 1:00 pmPop up Meetings
7:30 am -5:00 pmRegistration open
9:00 am – 12:00 pmDirectors and Commissioners Joint Meeting
10:00 am – 10:30 am Coffee available
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmAttendee lunch (included in registration fee)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmCHAT Strategic Discussion (invite only)
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmWild Sheep Working Group Strategic Discussion (wild sheep states invited)
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Black-Footed Ferret Recovery Team
2:30 pm – 3:00 pmCoffee available
3:00 pm – 5:00 pmDiversity, Equity & Inclusion Workshop
5:00 pm – 10:00 pmHospitality Suite open
Sunday, January 9th
MorningBreakfast on your own
7:00 am – 8:00 amCoffee available
7:30 am – 12:00 pmRegistration open
9:00 am – 12:00 pmWAFWA Business Meeting
9:30 am – 10:00 am Coffee available
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmLunch on your own
1:00 pm – 5:00 pmR3 Workshop and Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pmCoffee available
Monday, January 10th
8:00 am – 3:00 pmR3 Workshop and Lunch

Thank you to our
Meeting Sponsors!

GOLD Level Sponsors

SILVER Level Sponsors

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation RMEF

BRONZE Level Sponsors


Conference Registration

Duty of Care – Covid Notice. WAFWA is excited to hold our Winter Meeting in person. Our concern for your health and safety is our top priority, and we want to make your experience at the meeting positive, and as professionally successful as in pre-COVID days. To that end, we are implementing the following Duty of Care Guidelines (PDF, 268 KB) that we hope will make you and your colleagues comfortable and safe. These guidelines are subject to change if new guidance is issued on, before, or during the Conference by the State of Arizona, the City of Tucson, or the CDC.

Full Conference Registration & R3 Workshop, $400
Includes two lunches, an evening reception, access to the hospitality suite and coffee available daily. R3 workshop includes coffee and lunch each day.

Full Conference Registration, $300
Price increases to $350 after December 1st. Full conference registration includes two lunches, an evening reception, access to the hospitality suite and coffee available daily.

R3 Workshop Only Registration Pass, $200
R3 workshop includes coffee and lunch each day.

One Day Registration Pass, $150
Price increases to $175 after December 1st. No lunch provided.

Guest/Spouse Friday Reception Ticket, $65

Registration


Lodging Information

The 2022 WAFWA Winter Conference and R3 Workshop will be held at the JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa nestled at the base of the Saguaro National Park (3800 W. Starr Pass Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85745).

Overnight accommodations are available to meeting participants at a discounted group rate of $133/night plus tax (currently at 12.05% + $4.00 occupancy tax). There is a greatly reduced resort fee of $5.00 that includes complimentary guest room internet, local and long-distance calls, self-parking, use of the fitness center, 15% off at hotel shops.

To make a reservation book online or call the JW Marriott Starr Pass at 520-792-3500. Reservations must be made by December 15, 2021 to be guaranteed the group rate. Cancellations must be made at least 3 days prior to the arrival date or a one night’s fee will be charged.

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

Make a Reservation

Transportation

The hotel does not provide shuttle service. Alternate transportation:
• Starr Transportation. Fee: $45 USD (one way); reservation required by calling (520) 544-7895.
• Estimated taxi fare: $38 USD (one way)

THANK YOU TO OUR 2022 WINTER MEETING SPONSORS!