VA Fish and Wildlife Information Service (VAFWIS) Subscription

The VAFWIS is an online system that allows access to the most current and comprehensive information about Virginia's Wildlife.

Subscriptions to the VAFWIS are available at no charge. Benefits to purchasing a subscription to VAFWIS include:

  • Internet access to VDGIF's most up to date wildlife location information
  • Internet access to species life history, distribution, and status information
  • The ability to perform Initial Project Assessments (IPAs) from your desktop
  • Cost savings if you submit numerous projects per year
  • Free confirmations on VDGIF letterhead
  • Customized data queries
  • Access to VAFWIS user manuals and other supporting documents

To obtain a subscription or to simply find out more about this opportunity, please contact Shirl Dressler at (804) 367-6913 or