• Representing Western Fish and
    Wildlife Agencies Since 1922

    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.
    Bear Butte, South Dakota - Photo Credit South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
    Advancing conservation through information exchange and working partnerships

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

Apr 18

Western Native Trout Initiative Offers Funding Opportunities for Worthy Trout Projects 

The Western Native Trout Initiative (WNTI) and its partners are once again offering opportunities for community organizations to tap into dollars to protect, restore or recover western native trout in the rivers, lakes and watersheds where… 

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Apr 03

ON THE HORIZON- Issue 11-April 2018 

LPC Annual Report, sagebrush and social science, a Secretarial Order & a shout out for Gila trout. Find out about the latest efforts to conserve the lands, waters and wildlife in the West.  

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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