A national Native American non-profit organization, the Native American Fish & Wildlife Society, serves as a communication medium for self-determined Native American fish and wildlife managers.

We serve as a communication network between tribal, federal, and state fish and wildlife management entities.

The NAFWS has Individual and Tribal memberships


We are glad you want to become an Individual member. Many of our members include tribal natural resource managers, tribal environmental professionals, tribal technicians, tribal conservation law officers, government professionals, non-government individuals, state and private individuals, tribal elders and youth, and organizations, families. As a member, we share with you information on legislative, bio-technical, economic, legal, fiscal, and enforcement programs to help form a progressive agenda of tribal management pursuits.

As a member, you will receive the following:

  • Quarterly newsletters, with news and information relating to Native American tribal natural resources.
  • Email news and updates


Individual Member – Persons who are dedicated to the protection, preservation, enhancement and prudent use, management and development of tribal fish and wildlife resources. Voting. Eligible for Member benefits.

Member Tribe – any federally recognized Tribe with a resolution of support for the Society AND paid membership fees. Non-Voting. Eligible for Member benefits.

Individual Membership


Member Tribe


Supporting Member Tribe – any federally recognized Tribe with a resolution of support for the Society. Non-voting. Ineligible for member benefits.

You can also send a donation to NAFWS.


Federally recognized tribes in the U.S. seeking membership, should provide a tribal resolution support and submit to the Native American Fish & Wildlife Society, 10456 Melody Dr., Ste. 307, Northglenn, CO 80234, or call, 866-890-7258.

MEMBERSHIP FORM pdfThis is a fillable form and is downloadable. When filled out, it could be sent to the NAFWS, alternatively you can print it out and fill it in by hand.


The Society holds an annual conference that brings together fish and wildlife managers, technicians, conservation law enforcement officers, biologists and others who are dedicated to preserving and enhancing tribal natural resources. The Society needs donations to offset the cost of these highly productive conferences. Sponsorship or donations to the NAFWS Information.