SEAFWA News

News about Association actions, agencies, and individual members.

Virginia and South Carolina wildlife agencies recognized for diversity and inclusion efforts
October 19, 2021
Virginia

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) recognized the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources (VDWR) for its workforce diversity and inclusion efforts and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) for its outreach and education diversity and inclusion efforts during SEAFWA's 75th annual meeting, held in Roanoke Oct. 17-20.

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Oklahoma Hunter Education Program recognized by regional peers
ODWC’s Lance Meek given 2021 SEAFWA Directors’ Special Recognition Award
October 19, 2021
Virginia

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) bestowed a Special Recognition Award upon Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation’s Senior Communication and Education Specialist Lance Meek during their 75th annual meeting, held Oct. 17-20 in Roanoke, Virginia. Meek was recognized for leading ODWC’s innovations in hunter education.

“Lance Meek has proven to be a passionate and tireless advocate for providing the best possible education opportunities for hunters,” SEAFWA President Paul Johansen said. “Over his two decades of service, no other state in the...

Oklahoma Fishing Trail Recognized by Regional Peers
Oklahoma Tourism, Wildlife department collaboration given 2020 SEAFWA Directors’ Special Recognition Award
October 29, 2020
Missouri

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) bestowed a Special Recognition Award upon the Oklahoma Fishing Trail during their 74th annual meeting, held virtually Oct. 26-28. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) and Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department (OTRD) collaborated on the initiative to increase fishing participation across the state.

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Oklahoma Outdoor Recreation Campaign Recognized by Regional Peers
Oklahoma's Outdoors Are Always Open communication campaign given 2020 SEAFWA Directors’ Special Recognition Award
October 29, 2020
Missouri

The Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (SEAFWA) bestowed a Special Recognition Award upon Oklahoma's Outdoors Are Always Open communication campaign during their 74th annual meeting, held virtually Oct. 26-28. The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) implemented the campaign to promote outdoor recreation during the trying times of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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