Fisheries Program Direction
Arcata Fish & Wildlife Office, Fisheries Program
The goals of the Arcata Fish and Wildlife Office in support of this mission:
Partnerships and Accountability:
- Partnership:Collaborate with tribes other agencies, organizations and individuals to conserve, protect, and enhance aquatic ecosystems.
- Outreach: Communicate to inform and educate people about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, fish and wildlife resources, and ecosystems in the northern California region.
Aquatic Species Conservation and Management:
- Aquatic Nuisance Species: Promote cooperative efforts to prevent, control, and manage the spread of nonindigenous aquatic nuisance species.
- Threatened and Endangered Species: Restore threatened and endangered fish species (and their habitats) to healthy, self-sustaining populations.
- Interjurisdictional Fisheries: Provide Service perspective and assistance in the conservation, restoration, and management of northern California fish and their habitats.
Aquatic Habitat Restoration and Conservation:
- Restore wetlands, watersheds and streams, and other aquatic habitats in the northern California region.
Leadership in Science and Technology:
- Develop and manage large scale fisheries databases
- Train, equip and support staff to effectively and safely meet our aquatic resource conservation goals.
- Assist Federal resource managers and regulators in fisheries management and stewardship.
Last updated: April 16, 2015