Game Management Programs
- Bear Management Program
The primary goal of CDFW's black bear management program is to maintain a viable and healthy black bear population.
- Deer Management Program
The branch and field biologists of the Deer Management Program work together coordinating programs throughout the state to maintain healthy, viable deer herds.
- Elk Management Program
The goals of the Elk Management Program are to maintain healthy elk herds, reestablish elk in suitable historic range, provide public educational and recreational opportunities involving elk, and to alleviate conflicts involving elk on private property.
- Wild Pig Management Program
The primary goal of CDFW's Wild Pig Management Program is to provide recreational opportunities and manage property damage.
- Pronghorn Antelope Management Program
The Pronghorn Management Program's objectives are to maintain healthy antelope herds, provide a variety of recreational activities and to minimize conflicts with humans
- Bighorn Sheep Program
- The SHARE Program (Shared Habitat Alliance for Recreational Enhancement)
SHARE is designed to improve public access to private or landlocked public land.
- Lead Free Ammunition
- Private Lands Management (PLM)
The PLM Program offers landowners incentives to manage their lands for the benefit of wildlife.
- Upland Game Resource Management
- Waterfowl Program
The Waterfowl Program works cooperatively with others in the Pacific Flyway and within the CDFW to conserve and manage the waterfowl resource.