- Contribute to the implementation of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) 2012 Revision to conserve priority landscapes for waterfowl habitat and to advance the human dimensions aspects of the Plan.
- Advance policies, legislation, and funding initiatives (North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) and others) in support of wetland protection and restoration, with consideration of drought, water quality, and climate change issues.
- Fully implement the AFWA Action Plan for State Contributions to Waterfowl and Wetland Habitat Conservation Projects in Canada.
- Initiate and support wetland and waterfowl habitat information sharing with Congress, state, federal, and non-government organizations, and the public.
Minutes & Agendas
The Waterfowl Working Group meets two times per year at the AFWA Annual Meeting and the North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference. Meetings primarily focus on current issues relevant to wetlands, waterfowl habitat, implementation of the North American Waterfowl Management Plan (NAWMP) in Canada and the United States, and associated legislative, policy, and funding issues.
March 2021 North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference
Waterfowl Working Group - Agenda
Working Group Contact Information
AFWA Staff Contact
Working Group Chair
Jeff Ver Steeg, Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Working Group Vice-Chair
Craig LeSchack, Ducks Unlimited Inc.
Task Force Report - State Contributions to Canada
2012 Action Plan - State Contributions to Canada
2016 Action Plan - State Contributions to Canada
2020 Fall Flights Report
2019 State Contibutions to Canada Report
2018 State Contributions to Canada Report
2020 Habitat Matters - Canadian Report
2019 Habitat Matters - Canadian Report
2015 Duck Stamp Task Group Final Report
2015 Duck Stamp Task Group Recommendations