A nonprofit organizations representing a diverse group of professional communicators dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience.
From the description of Outdoor Writers Association of America records, 1941-1994 1946-1968. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 29459880
The Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA) was formed April 9th, 1927 at the fifth annual convention of the Isaac Walton League of America by journalists Morris Ackerman, Peter P. Carney, Cal Johnson, Buell A. Patterson, Jack Miner and Mrs. Hal Kane. OWAA is a nonprofit, international organization that represents a diverse group of professional communicators dedicated to sharing the outdoor experience. They inform the public about outdoor activities, issues and the responsible use of our natural resources. The OWAA national headquarters is located in Missoula, Montana. J. Hammond Brown, outdoor editor of the Baltimore News-Post, began the organization’s newsletter in April 1940.
From the guide to the Outdoor Writers Association of America Newletters, 1940-2005, (University of Montana--Missoula Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library Archives and Special Collections)