Please Join Us!

Sunday, October 29 - Wednesday, November 1, 2017 • Louisville, Kentucky

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.

Hosted by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife, the 71st Annual Conference, "Creative Conservation Strategies for 21st Century Challenges" will be held at the Galt House Hotel in the heart of Louisville, Kentucky. Early-bird registration pricing is available online now through October 1st. Register early and save!

Seven special symposia will be included as part of the technical program at the 2017 SEAFWA Annual Conference. Read their overviews. The conference schedule including technical presentation abstracts is now available! The schedule is hosted in a web-based app called Sched which allows you to build your own schedule, and filter the schedule to view only sessions happening on a certain day, or within a track. View the schedule now at

Important Dates & Deadlines

Guest Activity RSVP deadline: September 10, 2017

Early-bird pricing registration deadline: October 1, 2017. This is also the deadline for all presenters to register. 

Lodging deadline: October 7, 2017

Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

The Southeastern Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies needs your support! Please consider joining us as a sponsor or exhibitor at the 71st Annual Conference. Registration is open. Please review the opportunities for exposure, and benefits of participating in the conference. Click here for details.



Gold Level Sponsors

Sovereign Sportsman Solutions

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Directors' Retreat Sponsor

Brandt Information Services

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Meal & Special Event Sponsors

Brunswick  Ducks Unlimited  Kalkomey Enterprises 

National Shooting Sports Foundation  Sovereign Sportsman Solutions  American Fisheries Society - Southern Region  Miller Net Company

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Silver Level Sponsor

Archery Trade Association  Fresh Air Educators 

 Swarovski Optik

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Bronze Level Sponsors

Bass Pro Shops  Kalkomey Enterprises  National Rifle Association

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation  Ducks Unlimited  Timmons Group

National Wild Turkey Federation  NIC Inc.   

Canadian NAWMP Partners

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Signage Sponsor

Voss Signs