The Department of Parks and Recreation is operated by the government of Stanislaus County in California, which works for the welfare of the general public. The department is responsible for maintaining reservoirs and off-road parks in the county. It provides opportunities for a range of recreational activities, such as archery, swimming, water skiing, boating, wading and fishing. The Department of Parks and Recreation is responsible for granting vehicle, vessel, and deer and wild pig hunting permits. The department also administers several wildlife conservation programs. Stanislaus County in California offers behavioral health care, fire prevention, crime prevention and community development services.