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GovSpeak: A Guide to U.S. Government Acronyms & Abbreviations: W

The most current, extensive and fully-linked listing of U.S. government agency, office, program and publication acronyms.


WFRC Western Fisheries Research Center
WFRP-MS Wildlife, Fish, and Rare Plant Management System
WFRS Water Fluoridation Reporting System (older link archive)
WF TCP Wilson-Fish Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Coordination Program (older link archive)
WFTT Wildland Fire Trends Tool
WFW Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air & Rare Plants program (changed to WFWARP; older link archive)
WFWARP Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air & Rare Plants program (changed to BPR)
WGSC Western Geographic Science Center
WH White House
WH&B National Wild Horse and Burro Program (older link archive; archive2)
WHA Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (older link archive)
WHATIF Watershed Health Assessment Tools Investigating Fisheries
WHAV Watershed Hydrology Assessment Viewer
WHC Worker Health Charts
WHCNAA White House Council on Native American Affairs
WHD Wage and Hour Division (older link archive)
WHEJAC White House Environmental Justice Advisory Council (older link archive)
WHIAAPI White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (older link archive)
WHIP Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program | Wildlife Habitat Incentive Program (unable to verify 10/22; older link archive)
WHISPers Wildlife Health Information Sharing Partnership (older link archive)
WHMO White House Military Office (older link archive)
WHNRC Western Human Nutrition Research Center
WHOUA White House Office of Urban Affairs (defunct or inactive 1/17, WH transition)
WHP Office of Western Hemisphere Programs (unable to verify 6/19) | Workplace Health Program
WHTCC White House Transition Coordinating Council (unable to verify 2/18)
WHTI Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative
WHUSA Women's Health USA (older link archive)
WRIT Web-based Reanalyses Intercomparison Tools
WRIVA Walk-through Rendering from Images of Varying Altitude
WRN Weather-Ready Nation (older link archive)
WRP Wetlands Reserve Program (unable to verify 10/22; older link archive) | Workforce Recruitment Program (older link archive; archive2)
WRRC Western Regional Research Center
WRRI State Water Resources Research Institute
WRT Wholesale and Retail Trade Program (older link archive)
WS Wildlife Services (older link archive)
WSA Wadeable Streams Assessment | Women Scientist Advisors
WSCC Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child
WSD Western States Division (older link archive) | Wilderness Stewardship Division
WSFR Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (changed to Office of Conservation Investment; older link archive; archive2)
WSIO Watershed Index Online
WSP Witness Security Program (older link archive) | Work Stoppages Program
WSR Wild and Scenic Rivers
WSRD IWG Wireless Spectrum Interagency Working Group (older link archive)
WSS Web Soil Survey
WTB Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (older link archive)
WTC World Trade Center Health Program
WTEE World Terrestrial Ecosystems Explorer
WTO World Trade Organization
WTT We Think Twice
WUDR Water-Use Data and Research program
WUI Wildland Urban Interface
WWC What Works Clearinghouse
WWCRA West-Wide Climate Risk Assessments
WWEC West-wide Energy Corridor Information Center
WWEIA What We Eat in America (older link archive)
WWETAC Western Wildland Environmental Threat Assessment Center (older link archive)
WWTG World Wine Trade Group
WYO Write Your Own Program