OWAC Board of Directors

OWAC Board of Directors

OWAC is a non-profit association of media professionals who communicate the vast array of outdoor recreational opportunities and related issues in California, the surrounding western region, and beyond. The membership includes newspaper and magazine staffers, freelance writers, book authors, radio broadcasters, video producers, editors, photographers, artists, lecturers and information officers. OWAC’s spring and fall conferences, held in some of California’s most beautiful outdoor settings, showcase the organization’s principal programs.

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OWAC Spring Conference 2022 – Save the Dates!

The OWAC Spring Conference this year is confirmed! Save these dates. Tuesday, May 10th to Thursday, May 12th. Plus save a day or two before and/or after to participate in more of the great activities available to OWAC conference attendees during the pre- and post-conference days.

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EIC opens for entries March 1st

The Excellence in Craft Awards (EIC) presented by the Outdoor Writers Association of California (OWAC) is a program designed to recognize excellence in the field of outdoor journalism and media communications by media professionals on topics related to the outdoors.

The contest opens for entries on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6am PST. The contest is open to current OWAC members only and we encourage previous members to reinstate membership and non-members to join right away to enter this prestigious program.

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Remembering John Henigin

January 21, 1949 – January 26, 2021 John Henigin, past president and longtime member and friend of the Outdoor Writers Association of California, passed away

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RMEF Tops 8 Million Acres in Mission Accomplishment

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation recently surpassed more than eight million acres of lifetime conservation work over its 36-year history.

“This is a noteworthy landmark and one worth celebrating, yet what we’re really talking about is significant, measurable on the ground conservation accomplishment that permanently protects or enhances wildlife habitat across elk country and benefits a majestic and iconic species,” said Kyle Weaver, RMEF president and CEO. “The trickle down effects also positively impact countless game and non-game species alike, improve public access and benefit our hunting tradition.”

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