(03/25/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Colleagues – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, have had to postpone the 2020 ACI Conference, originally scheduled for July 19-22 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The new dates for the … Continue reading →
(03/25/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor It won’t be long – just a little longer than originally planned As you just read in Jenifer’s column, we’ve had to reschedule the ACI Annual Conference. This year – Nov. 8-11 to be … Continue reading →
(03/25/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor Since the Conference has been pushed to later in the year, you have more time to enter the annual ACI Awards Contest.
(03/25/20) By Aaron Meier, Nevada Department of Wildlife Greetings from Reno. We need your help this year. The ACI awards program recognizes excellence and promotes craft improvement through competition and our ACI members greatly value the critique and comments our … Continue reading →
(03/25/20) Presentation by Tim Akimoff, Social Media Coordinator, Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife Summary by Angie Haywood, Indiana Division of Fish & Wildlife Social media is an important communication tool for state agencies. We now spend more time looking … Continue reading →
(03/25/20) Summary by Fairley Mahlum, North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Video is an engaging medium our agencies can use to showcase native wildlife and the activities that take place to manage wildlife resources. It can also show how our agencies … Continue reading →
(03/25/20) From NSSF News Release The National Shooting Sports Foundation® (NSSF®) presented its R3 Leader of the Year Award to ACI President Jenifer Wisniewski at the recent 85th North American Wildlife and Natural Resource Conference in Omaha.
(03/25/20) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor If you’re reading this in an email, then you’re a subscriber to The Balance Wheel. Thank you!
(01/15/2020) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency New scholarships are available for communicators/educators/PIOs/marketing folks to go to the R3 Symposium coming up May 12-14 near Tulsa, Okla.
(01/15/2020) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor ACI now has a second page on Facebook.
(01/15/2020) By Blake Podhajsky, ACI Awards Chair, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation It’s that time of year again when we reflect on all the great work we produced the year before. I can only imagine how many sleepless nights you … Continue reading →
(01/15/2020) By Blake Podhajsky, Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife Conservation Hello again ACI friends. As I hope you’ve already read in The Balance Wheel, we are working hard to get the Awards Contest up and running in the coming weeks.
(01/15/2020) Moderator: Lance Cherry, New Mexico Department of Fish and Game Summary by Julie Ellsworth Byelich, Michigan DNR A central theme of the 2019 ACI Conference was building relationships: with consumers, conservation partners, government partners, the media and each other.
(01/15/2020) Summary by Paul Benjunas, Connecticut Dept. of Energy and Environmental Protection, Wildlife Division For years, state fish and wildlife agencies have told their stories, largely in part, through their agency magazines. Readers are continually captivated by the incredible stories … Continue reading →
(01/15/2020) Republished courtesy of South Carolina DNR There is a growing list of cellphone apps that you can use to identify bird species by their melodic songs, chirps and calls. Now it is a little easier for novice and expert … Continue reading →
(11/14/19) Find out how your agency stacks up against others regarding social media platforms, posting frequency, and more.
(11/15/19) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency There’s an awesome partnership opportunity for ANY state to work with onX maps and offer a 20% discount for onX to your customers. What’s even better is that onX will give you … Continue reading →
(11/15/19) Presentation by Doc Kokol, Kokol and Associates; Summary by Matthew Cameron, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency As the 2019 ACI conference waned into its final afternoon, attendees were rewarded with a session sure to benefit even the most seasoned spokesperson.
(11/15/19) Presentation by Kevin Orthman, Professional Outdoor Media Association Summary and photo by Adam Baylor, Oregon Dept. of Fish & Wildlife Kevin Orthman, CEO of the Professional Outdoor Media Association provided key insights into the hunting and fishing industry during … Continue reading →
(11/15/19) It’s not too soon to be thinking about and planning for the 2020 ACI Conference, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, July 19-22.