3600 Department of Fish and Wildlife
2590 - BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION PROGRAM
This program encourages the preservation, conservation, maintenance, and restoration of wildlife resources, including the Ecosystem Restoration Program, under the jurisdiction and influence of the state. Activities involve the conservation, protection and management of fish, wildlife, native plants, and habitat to ensure maintenance of biologically sustainable populations of those species.
2595 - HUNTING, FISHING, AND PUBLIC USE PROGRAM
This program facilitates diverse and sustainable hunting, fishing (recreational and commercial), trapping, and other public uses and associated economic benefits to the state by conserving and managing game species. Activities include collection and assessment of information on the distribution and abundance of game fish and wildlife to determine appropriate regulations (bag limits, gear restrictions, etc.) and to monitor the effects of those regulations.
2600 - MANAGEMENT OF DEPARTMENT LANDS AND FACILITIES PROGRAM
This program manages Department-owned or leased lands and facilities, including hatcheries, wildlife areas, ecological reserves, fish and wildlife laboratories, and public access areas, to contribute to the conservation, protection, and management of fish and wildlife.
2605 - ENFORCEMENT
This program serves the public through law enforcement, public safety and hunter education. Law enforcement promotes compliance with laws and regulations protecting fish and wildlife resources; investigates habitat destruction, pollution incidents and illegal commercialization of wildlife. Wardens also serve the public through general law enforcement, mutual aid and homeland security.
2610 - COMMUNICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND OUTREACH PROGRAM
This program serves the public through resource conservation education and use activities in the classroom and on public and private lands, community and stakeholder outreach, and the delivery of information and data using a variety of methods including publications, presentations, web applications and media relations.
2615 - SPILL PREVENTION AND RESPONSE PROGRAM
This program prevents damage, minimizes environmental impacts, restores, and rehabilitates California's fish and wildlife populations and their habitats from the harmful effects of oil and other deleterious material spills in marine waters and inland habitats.
2620 - FISH AND GAME COMMISSION
The California Fish and Game Commission ensures the long term sustainability of California's fish and wildlife resources by guiding the ongoing scientific evaluation and assessment of California's fish and wildlife resources; setting California's fish and wildlife resource management policies and ensuring these are implemented by the Department of Fish and Wildlife; establishing appropriate fish and wildlife resource management rules and regulations; and building active fish and wildlife resource management partnerships with individual landowners, the public and interest groups, and federal, state and local resource management agencies.