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Fisheries and Wildlife

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The Fisheries and Wildlife Division (FWD) develops, supports, and implements programs for urban fish and wildlife conservation, protection, recreation, and sustainability. FWD achieves its objectives by employing innovative and traditional scientific methods to obtain the best natural resource data available and by elevating environmental awareness and stewardship through education, outreach and community involvement.

The Fisheries and Wildlife Division has two branches;

Fish and Wildlife Regulations

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