(11/15/21) By Lance Cherry, New Mexico Dept of Game & Fish Sometimes discussions at the ACI Annual Conference are more relevant than one can imagine at the time.
(11/15/21) By Janis Johnson, Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept. Overview Texas Parks and Wildlife Department received a grant ACI and the Wildlife Management Institute to test the effectiveness of social influencers in recruiting new hunters. This campaign ran in April-May … Continue reading →
(11/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor ACI’s Board of Directors meets via Zoom every other month. Here are some of the items we discussed at our most recent meeting (Nov. 10).
(11/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor One of the benefits of ACI membership is the opportunity for member agencies to announce job vacancies on our website.
(09/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor We hope you were able to join us online for our fabulous virtual conference in July. But maybe you couldn’t.
(09/15/21) By Michael Bergin, Oklahoma Dept. of Wildlife The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation was one of several states selected in 2020 to receive a $50,000 R3 Marketing Grant through ACI.
(10/05/21 – UPDATE) Whether we are working together alone, or all back in the office, leading communication programs can be a solitary business. Today’s challenges require us to learn at an ever-increasing pace. We can accelerate our learning when we … Continue reading →
(09/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW editor ACI is pleased to welcome a new Agency-level member, Westervelt Ecological Services (WES).
(7/15/21) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency Every July I look forward to seeing my memories pop up on social media, because I know I’ll have almost 10 years of great ACI conferences to remember. I get to think … Continue reading →
(7/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor It’s been a long time coming, but in just 11 days we’ll be together (in cyberspace) for the ACI Conference.
(7/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor One of the items of business at this year’s ACI Conference is the election of officers and three new board members.
(07/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor In May, Iowa shared its experience after receiving a $50,000 R3 Marketing grant from ACI (via AFWA). Georgia DNR, Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) also received a grant. Below is a summary of Georgia’s marketing … Continue reading →
(7/15/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor It worked for squid (aka calamari), Patagonian toothfish (Chilean sea bass) and Pacific slimehead (orange roughy). Maybe a culinary re-brand will make Asian carp more appetizing. That’s what they’re hoping at the Illinois Dept. … Continue reading →
(05/17/21) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency We are in the midst of a year in which many of us are focusing on retaining the rush of license buyers from the pandemic year. Well, ACI is here to help!
(05/17/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor This year’s virtual conference – hosted by the New Mexico Dept. of Game & Fish, July 26-30 – promises to be a free-for-all!
(05/17/21) Story and photos by Dan Dennison, Hawai‘i Dept. of Land and Natural Resources On the last day of April 2021, my “official duty” as the Lead Public Information Officer in the Hawai‘i COVID-19 Joint Information Center came to an … Continue reading →
(05/17/21) By Megan Wisecup, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources Iowa DNR was selected as one of four states to receive $50,000 in the 2020 R3 Marketing Multistate Grant through ACI. In this highly competitive grant process, ACI received 17 applications … Continue reading →
(05/17/21) By Scott Ball, TBW Editor ACI legend and Conference Futures Chair Kay Ellerhoff does marvelous work ensuring we have member states lined up to host conferences 5-6 years down the road.
(03/15/21) By Jenifer Wisniewski, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency You thought it was turkey season, and while that may be true in many places, the real seasons I hope we are all focused on is ACI awards and grants seasons!