To maintain viable populations of native and desirable non-native species and their supporting habitats for the purpose of providing fisheries and to meet cultural, subsistence, and recreational needs of the Colville Tribal Membership.
To acquire land (Tribal and private) to manage for the sole benefit of selected species.
To contribute to the recovery and management of listed (Federal or State: Endangered, Threatened, Candidate or Sensitive) populations and/or habitats by restoring or protecting quality and effectiveness for listed species. To manage habitat to prevent listing of species.
To provide a service to the Tribal (Reservation and allotments) and non-Tribal residents that will address animal depredation issues to assure for the safety and well being of individuals and property.
To provide adequate information to the Tribal Membership and general public on hunting and fishing regulations and issues.
To maintain a functional Fish and Wildlife Program that meets the needs and desires of the Tribal Membership which protects the sovereignty of the Colville Reservation; the Tribes reserved hunting, fishing and gathering rights; and the individual identities of the 12 Tribes and their respective regions.