Representing Western Fish and
Wildlife Agencies Since 1922

Advancing Collaborative, Proactive, Science-Based Fish and Wildlife Conservation and Management Across the West

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.

Franklin Mountains, Texas - Photo Credit Chase Fountian

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

Sep 15

Grants Benefiting Native Trout Watersheds Awarded in Six Western States 

The Western Native Trout Initiative (WTNI) is awarding more than $200,000 in grant funding for eight projects benefiting native trout species across the West.   

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Aug 20

ON THE HORIZON- News From WAFWA August 2019: Issue 19 

Western Native Trout Initiative (WTNI) receives $432K grant from the Resource Legacy Fund to further restoration projects in the Northwest and much more in this month's newsletter.   

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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

WAFWA RFP LPC CFO