WAFWA / CBMA Joint Workshop 2022

September 26, 2022 - September 29, 2022

Lincoln, Nebraska

The 2022 WAFWA Administrative Officers Workshop (AOW) and CBMA Joint Conference will be held September 26-29th, 2022 in Lincoln, Nebraska. Please check back for event details.

CELEBRATING 60 YEARS OF ACHIEVEMENTS!

WAFWA – Administrative Officers Workshop (AOW) and CBMA Joint Conference

The Fish and Wildlife Administrative Officers from the Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) and the Conservation Business Managers Association (CBMA) throughout the United States and Canada are dedicated to raising the standards and establishing best practices in support of promoting a broader understanding and acceptance of the value of business management as a tool of natural resource management.

This annual conference is an opportunity for State Fish and Wildlife Agency Administrative Staff to interact with their peers from other agencies throughout the United States and Canada. Administrative staff represent the heads of Procurement, Licensing, Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance and Budget. The first workshop was hosted by WAFWA in 1961, view the WAFWA AOW objectives and membership (PDF, 99 KB). The first joint WAFWA AOW and CBMA conference was held in 2002. View the Host, Co-Host Responsiblities (PDF, 134 KB).

Schedule of Events

September 26 – 29, 2022
Lincoln, Nebraska

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Gain exposure to fish & wildlife professionals, networking opportunities, exchange ideas, and learn about the challenges your customer agencies are facing.

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JOIN US AS A SPONSOR

Gain exposure to fish & wildlife professionals, networking opportunities, exchange information and ideas, and learn about the challenges your customer agencies are facing.

Your sponsorship of the WAFWA/CBMA Conference would assist us in hosting a world-class event and demonstrate your organization’s commitment to wildlife conservation. In exchange, your organization will have the valuable opportunity to make face-to-face CONNECTIONS with hundreds of fish and wildlife professionals; you’ll have ACCESS to people who need your products and services; and the EXPOSURE will reinforce your brand awareness and maximize visibility in the wildlife community.

As a sponsor or exhibitor promoting your services to Natural Resource Business Professionals, you will have the ability to showcase your business through an exhibit space, attend meals and social functions building relationships with our attendees, and attend a special Vendor cocktail party located within the vendor exhibit space which will provide an opportunity to discuss your products and services. Please check back soon for details on how to become a sponsor!

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Members

WAFWA Members
  • Alaska Department of Fish and Game
  • Alberta Fish and Wildlife Division
  • Arizona Game and Fish Department
  • British Columbia Ministry of Forest Lands and Natural Resources Operations
  • California Department of Fish and Game
  • Colorado Division of Parks and Wildlife
  • Hawaii Division of Forestry and Wildlife
  • Idaho Department of Fish and Game
  • Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
  • Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks
  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
  • Nevada Department of Wildlife
  • New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
  • North Dakota Game & Fish Department
  • Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation
  • Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
  • South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
  • Texas Parks & Wildlife Department
  • Utah Department of Natural Resources
  • Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
  • Wyoming Game and Fish Department
  • Yukon Department of Environment
CBMA Members
  • Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
  • Arkansas Game and Fish Commission
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources
  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources
  • Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism
  • Louisiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Michigan Department of Natural Resources
  • Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
  • Missouri Department of Conservation
  • Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
  • New Hampshire Fish and Game Department
  • North Dakota Game & Fish Department
  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources
  • Pennsylvania Game Commission
  • South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks
  • Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency
  • Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Rotation Schedule For Hosting the Conference

The WAFWA / CBMA Joint Workshop is a annual meeting held in odd numbered years sanctioned by WAFWA to accomplish this common goal by providing a forum for members to discuss current issues, exchange ideas and information through study, education, research and cooperative communication.

Workshop Proceedings