AFWA Committees, Subcommittees & Working Groups

Committees, Subcommittees and Working Groups are the vital source of the collective views of the Association and the engine driving the future of natural resource conservation.

Meeting agendas for AFWA's Annual Meeting and the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference are posted under each Committee section.

Agricultural Conservation Committee
     Conservation Reserve Program Working Group
     Environmental Quality Incentives Program / Conservation Stewardship Program Joint Working Group
     Farm Bill Easements Working Group
     Forestry Working Group
     Public Access Working Group
     Regional Conservation Partnership Program Working Group
     Private Lands Working Group

Amphibian & Reptile Conservation Committee

Angler & Boater R3 Committee

Annual Meeting/Awards Committee

Audit Committee

Bird Conservation Committee
     Bird & Fish Related Conflict Working Group
     Grassland Work Group
     Harvest Information Program (HIP) Work Group
     Incidental Take Working Group
     Migratory Shore and Upland Game Bird Working Group
     Partners in Flight/Shorebird/Waterbird Working Group
     Resident Game Bird Working Group
     Waterfowl Working Group

Climate Adaptation Committee

Conservation Business Practices Committee
    Technology & Data Subcommittee

Education, Outreach & Diversity Committee
     Education Working Group
     Engagement & Connections Working Group
     EOD/WDCF Joint Working Group
     Outreach & Marketing Working Group
     Project WILD Subcommittee
     Wildlife Viewing & Nature Tourism Working Group

Energy and Wildlife Policy Committee
    Solar Wildlife Working Group
    Wind Wildlife Working Group

Executive Committee

Fall Flights Advisory Committee

Federal Public Lands Committee
    Wild Horses & Burro Working Group

Finance Committee

Fish & Wildlife Health Committee
      Lead and Fish and Wildlife Health Working Group
      Aquatic Animal Health Working Group
AFWA SARS CoV-2 Working Group


Fish and Wildlife Trust Fund Committee
     Federal Assistance Coordinators Subcommittee
     Trust Fund Collection Working Group

Fisheries & Water Resources Policy Committee
    Subcommittee on Water 
    Bird & Fish Related Conflict Working Group
    Drug Approval Working Group  
    Fish & Wildlife Coordination Act Working Group
Hunting/Shooting Sports Participation Committee

International Relations Committee
     CITES Technical Working Group

Invasive Species Committee
      Feral Swine Working Group

Law Enforcement Committee
     Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact

Leadership/Professional Development Committee

Legal Committee

Legislative and Federal Budget Committee

National Grant Committee
     MultiState Conservation Grant Program

Nominating Committee

One Health Committee

Ocean Resources Policy Committee

Resolutions Committee

Science and Research Committee
    Human Dimensions and Social Science Subcommittee
Shared Science and Research Priorities Working Group

Sustainable Use of Wildlife Committee
     Furbearer Conservation Technical Working Group

Threatened/Endangered Species Policy
     ESA and Climate Change Working Group

Wildlife Diversity Conservation and Funding Committee
      Bat Working Group   
      EOD/WDCF Joint Working Group
      Pollinator and Invertebrate Conservation Working Group
      State Wildlife Action Plan Databases and Dashboards Working Group

Wildlife Resource Policy Committee
      Human/Wildlife Conflict Working Group