The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to sustainability and transparency. To that end, information about the department's budget, planning, mission and goals, and contracts are available online. Can't find what you're looking for? You can also learn about our public disclosure process and how to request records.
Office of the director
The Director's Office provides strategic direction and operational oversight for WDFW employees throughout the state.
WDFW has a variety of funding sources, all dedicated to conserving the state's fish and wildlife and providing continued outdoor opportunities to residents.
Public records requests
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife strives for transparency. Our public records staff will help you find the records you're looking for.
Learn about WDFW's executive leadership roles.
History and mission
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's stated mission is to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.
See the work WDFW is doing to plan for the future of fish and wildlife conservation in Washington.
Reports to the Legislature
WDFW is often required by the Legislature to submit reports to the various policy or fiscal committees on research, projects, or budget provisos (language directing how funding is to be spent).
WDFW legislative requests and priorities.
Contracts and purchasing
Information about contracts and bids available from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Social Media Comment Policy
WDFW does not discriminate against any views but reserves the right to moderate comments if they violate our social media commenting policy.