Meetings and Events

Registration is open for OFWIM's 2019 ConferenceRegistration is now open for OFWIM’s 2019 Conference and Annual Meeting, set for October 6-10 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Check these links for details!

Travel Grants Available

OFWIM will offer a limited number of travel grants to assist current or retired professionals in attending our 2019 Conference  in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Qualified individuals should apply by July 16, 2019 using one of the following methods: Apply online Download the 2019 Travel Grant Applicaton form. Grants will be awarded based on need. Membership … Continue reading Travel Grants Available


First Call for 2019 Abstracts

The Conference Planning Committee has issued a call for paper and poster presentations at the 2019 Annual OFWIM Conference.  All submissions related to fish and wildlife information management are welcome, particularly those related to the conference theme Knowledge is Power: Technology to Address Emerging Conservation Challenges. Submit your abstract online – Deadline August 23, 2019 … Continue reading First Call for 2019 Abstracts


Meet Our New Leaders

Congratulations to new officers installed at our 2018 Business Meeting: President – Becca Scully President-Elect – Karen Horodysky Member-at-Large – Chelsea Krause In addition, Michael Barbour was elected to a new term as Treasurer. Service awards were presented to outgoing president Joe Kirby (now serving as Past President) and  outgoing member-at-large Karen Horodysky.


Save the Date for 2019

For next year’s Conference, OFWIM will return to the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Join us October 6-10 for a full agenda of posters and presentations, with opportunities for hiking and wildlife viewing on the side.


Good Times in Tennessee

Over 40 OFWIM members and other professionals attended our 2017 conference at the Chattanooga Choo-Choo. We had fine weather for field sessions and a full slate of posters and presentations that explored new ways of sharing fish and wildlife data with decision makers and the general public.


Just in Time for Fall

Our September pre-conference newsletter is now available. Read up for a list of presentation topics, details on field sessions, and a preview of the bonus map-making workshop. This newsletter also contains photos and brief bios of Executive Committee candidates for 2017-2018. Vote online or in person at the business meeting October 4.


Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Our January 2017 newsletter is now available! Check it out for a recap of our 2016 Conference at Ponca State Park, Nebraska. And make plans to attend OFWIM’s 2017 Conference in Chattanooga, Tennessee.



Information on Past Meetings