The Commission:

Connecticut has no formal Commission.


The Agency:

  • Name: Bureau of Natural Resources
  • Type: Bureau within the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
  • Title of Agency Director: Bureau Chief
  • Mission statement from agency website:

“The Bureau of Natural Resources is charged with managing the state’s natural resources (particularly fish, wildlife, and forests) through a program of regulation, management, research, and public education.”

Find Your State

America’s Wildlife Values was an extensive 2018 nationwide survey led by Colorado State University of public attitudes towards wildlife. Findings were compared with a 2004 survey to identify trends. Researchers also surveyed personnel at state wildlife agencies. Reports are available for national, state and agency results. (Some state agencies did not participate.)

State Report

Agency Culture Memo

National Report