Waterfowl Working Group

Committee Charge

 

  • 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.

September 2021 Annual Meeting
Waterfowl Working Group - Draft Agenda
Waterfowl Working Group 2021-22 Work Plan

March 2021 North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference
Waterfowl Working Group - Agenda