California's Strategic Vision for Fish and Wildlife Leads to New Initiatives and New Name November 15, 2012

California Deer Population, Management News and Information Archive

... Two years ago, the California General Assembly passed a bill that required development of a new strategic vision for the California Fish and Game Commission and the California Department of Fish and Game.  Assembly Bill (AB) 2376 called for improving and enhancing the capacity of the department and commission to fulfill their public trust responsibilities to protect and manage the state’s fish and wildlife for their ecological values and for the use and benefit of the people of California.... the bill calls for the use of ecosystem-based, adaptive management and credible science.  It directs the department and commission to emphasize partnerships, collaboration and coordination with others.... also changed the name of the department from “Fish and Game” to “Fish and Wildlife.” ... Additional Information

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