State Wildlife Agencies

Most wildlife laws are controlled at the state level in the United States. Consult the appropriate agency for your area by using the list below before you initiate any control of wildlife. Ignorance of the law is not a sufficient defense to protect you for violations of wildlife regulations and statutes.

Alabama

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Alaska

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

Arizona

Arizona Game and Fish Department

Arkansas

Arkansas Game and Fish Commission

California

California Department of Fish and Wildlife

Colorado

Colorado Parks & Wildlife

Connecticut

Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

Delaware

Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife

District of Columbia

District Department of the Environment

Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Georgia

Georgia Department of Natural Resources

Hawaii

Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources

Idaho

Idaho Fish and Game

Illinois

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Indiana

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

Iowa

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Kansas

Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Kentucky

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources

Louisiana

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Maine

Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife

Maryland

Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife

Michigan

Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Mississippi

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks

Missouri

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Montana

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks

Nebraska

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission

Nevada

Nevada Department of Wildlife

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Fish and Game

New Jersey

New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife

New Mexico

New Mexico Department of Game & Fish

New York

New York Department of Environmental Conservation

North Carolina

North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission

North Dakota

North Dakota Game and Fish Department

Ohio

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation

Oregon

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Dept. of Natural Resources

Pennsylvania Game Commission

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Division of Fish & Wildlife

South Carolina

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

South Dakota

South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks

Tennessee

Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency

Texas

Texas Parks & Wildlife

Utah

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Vermont

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department

Virginia

Virginia Dept. of Game & Inland Fisheries

Washington

Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

West Virginia

West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Wyoming

Wyoming Game and Fish Department

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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