Advocate for long-term dedicated funding and annual appropriations for the conservation of species of greatest conservation need, nature-based recreation and conservation education; support development, implementation and revision of State Wildlife Action Plans.
EOD-WDCF Joint Working Group
Charge: Collaborate to develop outreach tools, communications, and actions that will facilitate state agencies and our partners in supporting and in building support for the Recovering America's Wildlife Act. Identify actions that can help support goals of the Relevancy Roadmap.
Bat Working Group
Charge: The Bat Conservation Working Group (BWG) will help identify barriers to bat conservation and work with other AFWA committees to provide guidance or assistance on cross-cutting issues. The working group creates a forum for coordination and information sharing regarding broad collaborations (e.g. NA Bat monitoring and WNS response) and develops new conservation tools and solutions.
Pollinator and Invertebrate Conservation Working Group
Charge: Bring together geographically diverse state and federal agency staff, along with conservation organizations, to coordinate research and conserve invertebrate species populations across their ranges. Form a network of professionals to tackle data deficiencies in a collaborative manner. Finally, assist state wildlife diversity managers to revise and include invertebrate species in their State Wildlife Action Plans as Species of Greatest Conservation Need.
SWAP Databases and Dashboards Working Group
Charge: Compile information on State Wildlife Action Plan databases and dashboards and provide a forum to share information, learning, approaches, and innovations that can improve the accessibility and reporting of State Wildlife Action Plans.
Minutes & Agendas
AFWA Annual Meeting Agendas
North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference Agendas
AFWA Annual Meeting Minutes
North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference Minutes
Subcommittees and Working Groups
Recovering America's Wildlife Act Match Report (Version 1.0)
State Wildlife Action Plan & Landscape Conservation Framework (Adopted SEP 2021)
State Wildlife Action Plan & Landscape Conservation Resolution (Adopted SEP 20221)
State Wildlife Action Plan Implementation Best Practices Working Group
EOD/WDCF Joint Working Group
Committee Contact Information
Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies
Sara Parker Pauley
Missouri Department of Conservation