‘To protect and enhance the fish, wildlife and wild land resources of the Tribe for continued use by the generations of today and tomorrow through enforcement, education and prevention.’
The Conservation Department strives to accomplish this by maintaining professional staffing, monitoring resources through coordination and cooperation with Federal, State, Local an Tribal agencies and educating users in the wise and the ethical use of those resources.
Promoting public safety through enforcement of ATV and animal control regulations, education in ATV and firearms safety and assisting Federal, State, local and tribal law enforcement when needed to assist with a variety public safety related enforcement issues.
- Provides registration services and issues permits for all on and off reservation treaty based harvest activities.
- Provide regulatory information and educational resources to the public on treaty based harvest activities.
- Monitor tribally licensed commercial fishing and fish marketing activities through enforcement of Tribal Commercial Fishing regulations on Lake Superior in Wisconsin and Michigan waters.
- Patrol, monitor and protect the Red Cliff Reservation, public and its resources through enforcement of trapping, hunting, fishing regulations, ATV/Snowmobile enforcement, trespass codes, animal control regulations, nuisance wildlife concerns and environmental regulations.