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

WAFWA News

Mar 22

WAFWA Assessing Role in Lesser Prairie-chicken Mitigation Program 

Potential Partnership with Common Ground Capital is Part of Discussion  

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Mar 05

Lesser Prairie-Chicken Aerial Surveys to Document Population Trends 

Aerial surveys will begin March 15 and run through mid-May in five states containing lesser prairie-chicken habitat. The surveys are conducted annually by the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA) to document population… 

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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