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.
To maintain New Jersey’s rich variety of fish and wildlife species at stable,
healthy levels and to protect and enhance the many habitats on which they
To educate New Jerseyans on the values and needs of our fish and wildlife
and to foster a positive human/wildlife co-existence.
To maximize the recreational and commercial use of New Jersey’s fish and
wildlife for both present and future generations.