Declaration of Principles

We who inform, through the various media at our disposal, on the out-of-doors and its enjoyment, are known as the Outdoor Writers Association of America®.

Through this Association, we strive to improve ourselves in the art and media of our craft and to increase our knowledge and understanding of the many facets of our subject.

We pledge our support to the conservation of natural resources and to the best precepts for the recreational use of these resources.

Above all, we pledge ourselves to maintain the highest ethical standards in the exercise of our craft.

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