(07/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency In a normal world, we’d be packing our bags for a trip to New Mexico in a few days. But I don’t need to tell you there’s no such thing as a … Continue reading →
(07/15/20) By Crystal Ross, UDWR Social Media Coordinator In the early days of social media, an old photo or a link was adequate in getting word out about what Utah Division of Wildlife Resources was working on. We used social … Continue reading →
(07/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski I wanted to share with you a campaign that the Arizona Game and Fish Department (AZGFD) is conducting. Perhaps your state can do this as well. Here is their constituent invitation:
(05/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Have you started your entries for the ACI awards yet? I challenge you to enter online now!
(05/15/20) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Recently, The Alliance for America’s Fish & Wildlife (Alliance) launched a T-shirt initiative to help fund the passage of The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA), the legislation needed to prevent more than 12,000 … Continue reading →
(05/15/20) Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve had to postpone the 2020 ACI Conference, originally scheduled for July 19-22 in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
(05/15/20) Presentation by Lindsay Thomas Jr., Quality Deer Management Association Director of Communications Summary by Julie Ellsworth, Michigan DNR Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is an always-fatal nervous system disease found in cervids (deer, moose, elk) in 25 states as of … Continue reading →
(05/15/20) We wanted to know what your work life was like during the quarantine and what adaptations you’ve made. Here’s another response, this one from Crystal Egli, Colorado Parks & Wildlife:
(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.
(05/15/20) 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.
(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.