About The Commission
The Sonoma County Fish and Wildlife Commission typically meets monthly to consider grant applications, review project status, and conduct regular business. These meetings are open to the public and the public is encouraged to attend.
Promoting Conservation of Fish and Game in Sonoma County
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- Public education relating to the scientific principles of fish and wildlife conservation
- Temporary emergency treatment and care of injured or orphaned wildlife
- Breeding, raising, purchasing, or releasing fish or wildlife
- Improvement of fish and wildlife habitat
- Construction, maintenance, and operation of public hatchery facilities
- Purchase and maintenance of material, supplies, or equipment
- Scientific fish and wildlife research conducted by institutions of higher learning qualified researchers, or governmental agencies
- Reasonable administrative costs
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Annually, the Sonoma County Fish and Wildlife Commission appropriates scholarship funds for qualified Sonoma County residents enrolled in a California Jr. College or University pursuing studies related to wildlife conservation, resource conservation/restoration, fisheries or other biology or oceanography. See Scholarships Page for scholarship application and instructions.