2024 Annual Meeting

 The WRP is Proudly holding their 2024 Annual Meeting in Colorado – October 23-25 in Grand Junction. The WRP Annual Meeting 2024 is hosted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Please check this page frequently as new information will be posted as it becomes available. 


The annual meeting planning team will accept presentation abstracts for consideration. Topics on emerging issues, new technology and management challenges are frequent topics of interest to the Annual Meeting attendees. Abstract are no longer being accepted at this time.


There is no cost to attend the annual meeting. However, for planning purposes all in-person attendees must register for the event. If you will not attend in person, see information below about virtual participation. Registration will open July 2024. If you have questions about attending, please email Leah at leah@conservationcollaborations.com


Pre-meetings – tentative individual meetings among state partners (time/location TBD likely late afternoon October 22), and federal partners
October 23 – Day 1 – 8am-5pm agenda with multiple presentations, discussions and opportunities to network
October 24 – Day 2 – 8am-5pm agenda with multiple presentations, business meeting, committee meetings, discussions and opportunities to network
October 25 – Day 3 – 8am-1pm field trip to nearby AIS management locations


The meeting will take place at the Grand Junction Convention Center.  Address: 159 Main St. Grand Junction, CO 81501


There are multiple hotels within short walking distance of the Convention Center. The WRP is able to offer a hotel rate of $107/night plus tax (federal per diem rate) at three hotel locations adjacent to Convention Center.  Please click on the link below to make your reservation at your preferred hotel.  The room rate will be available until September 15. 

Fairfield Inn & Suites Grand Junction Downtown/Historic Main Street – Book at Fairfield Inn and Suites

Hampton Inn Grand Junction Downtown/Historic Main Street and Tru by Hilton Grand Junction Downtown – Book at Hampton Inn or Tru by Hilton.


If you would like to sponsor the meeting – check out the details here.


Virtual participation for the 2024 Annual Meeting will be limited.  The WRP will have a virtual platform to join the meeting, however there will be limited ability to interact with the speakers and audience.  We encourage you to participate in person. If you have any questions or comments regarding virtual participation – please reach out. 


Travel details will be available shortly