Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission

An eight-member Oklahoma Wildlife Conservation Commission, appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate, serve in an unpaid capacity as the Department’s advisory, administrative and policy-making body. The Commission governs all Department operations and financial transactions. It oversees land and equipment purchases, wildlife management areas and fish hatcheries, plus the state’s hunting and fishing regulations. The Commission appoints the Department’s Director. Commission members serve 8 year terms. As of mid-2021, 6 members are consumptive users and 7 seats are occupied by men.


Oklahoma Department of Wildlife


Funding Sources

†† Minor Other (no source ≥10%): Ag and oil leases, Fines and penalties, Wildlife sales, Donations

Source: https://www.wildlifedepartment.com/about-the-odwc/about