The N.J. Division of Fish and Wildlife is a professional environmental agency dedicated to the protection, management and wise use of New Jersey's fish and wildlife resources. The Division is part of the Natural and Historic Resources Group in the NJ Department of Environmental Protection. The mission of the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife is to protect and manage the State's fish and wildlife to maximize their long-term biological, recreational and economic values for all New Jerseyans.
Our mission to Protect, Reconnect, Restore, and Sustain New Jersey's local rivers benefits from the cooperation of numerous state, local and Federal government agencies, private foundations, and allied conservation organizations. If you'd like to learn more about their work, visit their websites linked below.
The US Fish and Wildlife Service is a bureau within the US Department of the Interior. USFWS manages 150 million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System of more than 551 National Wildlife Refuges and thousands of small wetlands and other special management areas. The bureau's Fisheries program also operates 70 National Fish Hatcheries, 65 fishery resource offices and 86 ecological services field stations.