2018 Schedule of Events

83rd Annual North American Wildlife & Natural Resources Conference

AFWA's committees will meet at the Hilton the Main, Norfolk, Virginia at the 2018 North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference.
When: Monday, March 26 - Friday, March 30, 2018
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State Wildlife Grants Fly-in 2018

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies, The National Wildlife Federation and The Wildlife Society will be hosting a Fly-in to support State and Tribal Grants on April 11 in Washington DC. This Fly-in will be similar to the Fly-in we did last year. There will not be onsite message training or a congressional reception but we will have an informal gathering at the National Wildlife Federation's DC office on the evening of April 11. We will do a message training conference call in March.
When:  Wednesday, April 11, 2018
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74th Annual Northeast Fish & Wildlife Conference

NEAFWA's annual conference attracts more than 500 natural resources professionals in the fields of wildlife biology; fisheries and fisheries management; information and education; and law enforcement. The event provides opportunities for education, discussion and idea exchange. Highlights include more than 50 workshops, keynote speakers, poster displays and networking events.
When:  Sunday, April 15 - Tuesday, April 17, 2018
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Western Black Bear Workshop- 2018

The Colorado steering committee, and the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (WAFWA), would like to extend an invitation to the 13th Western Black Bear Workshop, scheduled for May 21-24 2018 in Grand Junction, Colorado.
When: Monday, May 21 -  Thursday, May 24, 2018
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85th Annual Midwest Director's Meeting

The 85th Annual Midwest Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Directors' Meeting will be held Sunday, June 24 - Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Bismarck, North Dakota.
When:  SUNDAY, JUNE 24 -  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2018
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Western Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies- 2018 Conference

The WAFWA 2018 Annual Conference will be held July 12-17 in Eugene, Oregon. Event information will be posted here as it becomes available; please check back for updates.
When: THURSDAY, JULY 12 - TUESDAY, JULY 17, 2018
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Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Annual Meeting

The AFWA Annual Meeting will be held September 9-12, 2018 at the Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel Marina, Tampa Florida.
When: Sunday, September 9- Wednesday, September 12.
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72nd Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Annual Conference

The annual conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies is a forum for the exchange of ideas and critical information regarding the management and protection of fish and wildlife resources primarily in the southeast. The conference attracts over 500 representatives from state and federal agencies, citizen’s organizations, universities, and private wildlife research groups, fisheries and wildlife scientists, agency enforcement personnel, and other natural resource related organizations.
When: Sunday, October 21- Wednesday, October 24, 2018.
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