CDFW's high public use areas, including visitor centers and license counters, are temporarily closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Before heading to a CDFW facility, contact the regional headquarters office to determine if that facility is open. See CDFW’s Online License Site for information on purchasing licenses, permits, tags and other entitlements.
CDFW Regions: Information and contacts specific to your region of California
CDFW Law Enforcement Division: Natural resource protection and public safety.
The Mission of the Department of Fish and Wildlife is to manage California's
diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon
which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use
and enjoyment by the public.