The following values guide WCB policies and actions:
Science-Based Decision-Making – In consultation with CDFW, we take actions that reflect the best available conservation science.
Ecosystem Health and Diversity – We believe that optimizing ecosystem health and diversity of the natural world is paramount to everything we do.
Access to Nature – We believe all Californians deserve access to nature and wildlife-oriented recreation experiences, and strive to reach young people and urban and disadvantaged communities.
Collaborative Conservation – We work collaboratively, leveraging our relationships and building capacity for stewardship within the conservation community.
Lasting Results – We strive for tangible, sustainable projects that withstand the test of time.
Innovation – We embrace innovation and entrepreneurial ideas with a willingness to take calculated risks in fulfillment of WCB’s conservation vision.
Public Accountability and Transparency – We ensure public understanding of WCB practices, priorities and investments.