AK, ID, MT, OR, WA
Zach Widner joined CSF as its Western States Coordinator in July 2014, and now serves as the Northwestern States Senior Manager. In this role, Zach works with the state legislative sportsmen’s caucuses in the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses and members of the Governors Sportsmen’s Caucus in the region, which includes Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Widner previously served as a CSF Brad Rowse Policy Fellow from June 2012 to February 2013. Most recently, he worked as an Assistant Account Manager with Pac/West Communications, a government affairs and public relations firm in Wilsonville, Oregon, where he worked on issues and campaigns related to hunting, trapping, firearms and natural resources. He graduated from Boise State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and an emphasis in American National Government.
A native of Weiser, Idaho, Zach is a lifelong hunter and angler. He spends most of his free time pursuing mule deer, upland game, trout, salmon and steelhead all across western Idaho and Oregon.
Articles by Zach Widner
Idaho: Steelhead Season to Remain OpenMonday, December 10, 2018
Idaho: Fish and Game Director to RetireMonday, November 19, 2018
National Hunting and Fishing Day: Why You Should ParticipateFriday, September 21, 2018
Utah: CSF Hosts Western Policy ForumFriday, September 14, 2018
Idaho: State Authorities Work to Ensure Sportsmen’s Access on State LandsFriday, August 31, 2018
Oregon: CSF and Oregon Sportsmen’s Caucus Support Take-a-Friend-Hunting ProgramFriday, August 17, 2018
Idaho Furthers Protections Against Chronic Wasting DiseaseFriday, August 10, 2018
Your opinion counts
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) has been making the headlines recently, with several new states and a Canadian province testing positive for the disease, and many states implementing new rules to prevent its spread. How has this increased public awareness of CWD affected you?Vote Here
- It has affected my ability to participate in game meat donation programs (2.20%)
- I have altered how I plan and conduct my hunts (27.47%)
- My perception on how healthy venison is has changed (27.47%)
- It has not affected me (42.86%)