Grand Canyon, Arizona - Photo Credit George Andrejko

 
 
 
 

Representing Western Fish and
Wildlife Agencies Since 1922

Advancing conservation through information exchange and working partnerships

The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies represents 24 states and Canadian provinces, an area covering nearly 3.7 million square miles of some of North America's most wild and scenic country. WAFWA's reach encompasses more than 40 percent of North America, including two-thirds of the United States. WAFWA supports sound resource management and building partnerships at all levels to conserve wildlife for the use and benefit of all citizens, now and in the future.

Lesser Prairie Chicken

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Photo © Grant Beauprez

Sagebrush Ecosystem

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Photo © Larry Kruckenberg

C.H.A.T.

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Photo © State CHAT Leads

Black-Footed Ferret

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Photo © Kimberly Fraser

Prairie Dog

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Photo © Larry Kruckenberg

Swift Fox

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Photo © Kylie Paul

Western Native Trout

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Photo © Nevada Department of Wildlife

Grasslands

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Photo © Arizona Game & Fish

WAFWA News

Dec 03

On the Horizon - Issue 15 - December 2018

Speak up for monarchs, conservation leaders in new roles, view video on native trout restoration. Find out about the latest efforts to conserve lands, waters and wildlife in the West.

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Nov 06

WAFWA Seeks Public Comment on Draft Monarch Butterfly Conservation Management Plan

WAFWA Seeks Public Comment on Draft Monarch Butterfly Conservation Management Plan The Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) is seeking public comment on a draft regional plan to enhance and target monarch butterfly

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Field Guides Available for Purchase

Field Identification Guide for Common Plants used to Assess Habitat as Part of the Lesser Prairie Chicken Range Wide Plan