California Natural Resources Agency

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California Natural Resources Agency
CNRA logo.png
Logo of the California Natural Resources Agency
Agency overview
Headquarters 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311, Sacramento, California
Employees 16,000 permanent staff
Annual budget US$ 10.3 billion (2011)
Agency executive John Laird, Secretary
Child agencies California Conservation Corps
California Department of Conservation
Exposition Park
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
California Department of Parks and Recreation
California Department of Water Resources
Website www.resources.ca.gov

The California Natural Resources Agency (CNRA) is a state cabinet-level agency in the government of California. The institution and jurisdiction of the Natural Resources Agency is provided for in California Government Code sections 12800 and 12805, et seq. Through its 25 departments, conservancies and commissions, the Natural Resources Agency is responsible for protecting historical, natural and cultural sites, monitoring and controlling state lands and waterways, and regulating fish and game use.

The current Secretary for Natural Resources is John Laird, and is a member of Governor Jerry Brown's cabinet.

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Departments[edit]

The Natural Resources Agency is the parent department to a number of other departments:

Commissions[edit]

Also included within its jurisdiction are a number of study and regulatory commissions, boards and councils:

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