AWA is a local grass roots volunteer based not-for-profit organization. It began in Alaska as a duckhunting club in the 1970s when a group of local hunters, friends and sportsmen would get together in pursuit of waterfowl. They eventually became concerned about the future of the waterfowling sport, wetlands and waterfowl management principles. AWA was formed to ensure the
I was one of the founders of that notable organization, which was born of an interesting little twist to Alaska history.
Hank Rosenthal was delivered to Alaska in 1969 by the icebreaking tanker Manhattan, which came to Prudhoe Bay via the Northwest Passage in a highly publicized experiment. Hank was the public relations manager for the tanker
Alaska Waterfowl Association is a local non-profit organization focused and dedicated to Waterfowlers and Wetland conservationist committed to the future of all waterfowl in Alaska.
Belonging to AWA is a great way to meet people who share the same passion in Waterfowling within Alaska. AWA wants to ensure that the future of the Waterfowling sport
PROGRAMS & PROJECTS
Alaska Waterfowl Assoc. has been actively involved in many local programs and projects where both waterfowl and hunters benefit. We remain committed to waterfowl management and promoting the hunting heritage.
AWA has many ideas to incorporate programs and share its members knowledge throughout the local communities and the State of Alaska. As we grow and develop more members, sponsors and partnerships throughout Alaska we will ensure the waterfowling tradition and hunting heritage is passed on. Our youth is our future. By getting Alaska’s youth involved through educational seminars, camps, youth hunts, and AWA projects and programs. Our members, sponsors, and partners will ensure that they have made a difference in securing the future of our sporting heritage in Alaska.
In the future we look forward to providing promotional youth activities. Please check back or contact us if you would be interested in supporting, sponsoring, volunteering or just helping out with organizing one of these special events. Please contact us at AlaskaWaterfowlAssociation@gmail.com for more information.
We especially would like to hear back from Alaska’s Waterfowl Licensed Guides throughout Alaska and hope we can develop a program and partnership that will make a difference in conserving our waterfowling traditions.
Thanks for your support.
For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: (907)830-0718 or fill out the following form
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AWA is a local non-profit (501c3) organization focused and dedicated to waterfowlers and wetland conservationist committed to the future of the waterfowl and wetlands throughout Alaska. We are dedicated to the preservation of the waterfowling heritage and conservation practices in Alaska. AWA strives to protect and promote waterfowl hunting in a responsible and ethical manner by its members through Fellowship, Leadership, Mentorship, Dedication and Education. Our goal is to help preserve, protect, and ensure our rights toward Alaska's Waterfowling heritage and traditions are carried forward.
4900 E Palmer-Wasilla Hwy Unit 114
Wasilla, AK 99654