Annual Convention

The Federation convenes a stimulating Annual Meeting each year, providing a forum and opportunity for LWF's affiliates and individual members to establish policy and conservation objectives. Resolutions approved at the Annual Meeting can be found on LWF's Resolutions Database.

Delegates vote on resolutions to set LWF policy.
Delegates vote on resolutions to set LWF policy.
Board meetings feature guest speakers on current issues.
Board meetings feature guest speakers on current issues.

2023 Convention details

84th Annual Convention – 2023

Join us in Alexandria, LA August 18-19, 2023
Attendance is free but you must register!
Includes FREE lunch on Saturday & refreshments at meetings on both days.

LWF Field Trip in Kisatchie National Forest Saturday, August 19 at 3pm

The Hotel Bentley
200 Desoto Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

To Book Hotel Room:
*Use Access Code LWF to obtain special rates*

Important Dates:
Meeting Registration - Due by August 8, 2023
Hotel Registration Deadline –August 9, 2023
Resolutions Due by July 17, 2023to

Tentative Schedule of Events

Friday, August 18, 2023

3:00pm – 6:00pm             LWF Board of Directors Meeting

7:00pm – 9:00pm             (optional) Meet and Greet Social.

Join us at our Hospitality Suite at the Hotel Bentley, welcoming LWF board members, delegates, guests, and local members with snacks and drinks.

Saturday, August 19, 2023

8:30am      Sign-in for registered attendees

9:00am      General Assembly

  • Swearing-in of officers
  • Presentations
  • Debate and ratify resolutions presented for adoption

11:30am    Lunch
12:30pm    General Assembly continues
3:00pm      Meeting officially closes

3:00pm LWF Field Trip in Kisatchie National Forest - Meet in the lobby of The Hotel Bentley. Biologists with Kisatchie National Forest will lead a field trip to observe endangered species recovery efforts for Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers and Louisiana Pine Snake. We will caravan in our own cars to a few sites in the Alexandria area, including Kincaid Lake. (Possible stop at historic Camp Claiborne if participants are interested.) Meet at 3pm in the lobby of Hotel Bentley at 200 Desoto Ave, Alexandria Louisiana. (This field trip is planned to leave after the LWF General Assembly Meeting at the hotel that is being held from 9am - 3pm on August 19th. LWF members and guests are welcome to join us at the meeting and/or the field trip.)


Please contact the LWF Office to register; online registration is now closed: 225-344-6707
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