NAICS Code 924120 Administration of Conservation Programs


Public Administration


This industry comprises government establishments primarily engaged in the administration, regulation, supervision and control of land use, including recreational areas; conservation and preservation of natural resources; erosion control; geological survey program administration; weather forecasting program administration; and the administration and protection of publicly and privately owned forest lands. Government establishments responsible for planning, management, regulation and conservation of game, fish, and wildlife populations, including wildlife management areas and field stations; and other administrative matters relating to the protection of fish, game, and wildlife are included in this industry.

Cross References

Government establishments primarily engaged in
  • Operating parks: classified in Industry 712190, Nature Parks and Other Similar Institutions
  • Operating forest property: classified in Subsector 113, Forestry and Logging
  • Geophysical surveying and/or mapping: classified in Industry 541360, Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services
  • Surveying and/or mapping (except geophysical): classified in Industry 541370, Surveying and Mapping (except Geophysical) Services
  • Weather forecasting: classified in Industry 541990, All Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
  • Operating fish and game preserves: classified in Industry 712130, Zoos and Botanical Gardens
  • Serving as urban planning commissions: classified in Industry 925120, Administration of Urban Planning and Community and Rural Development.

Industries Included

  • Community recreation programs, government
  • Conservation and reclamation agencies
  • Fish and game agencies
  • Fish and wildlife conservation program administration
  • Game and inland fish agencies
  • Game wardens
  • Geological research program administration
  • Land management program administration
  • Parks and recreation commission, government
  • Recreational programs administration, government
  • Soil conservation services, government
  • Weather research program administration
  • Wildlife conservation agencies
  • Wind and water erosion control agencies, government

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Industry Overview

Total Companies:8778

Est. Employment:551