kelp bass

Kelp Bass

harbor seal

Harbor Seal

salmon in river shallows

Kokanee Salmon


Black-tailed Deer

great egret

Great Egret

waterfowl at sunset

Wintering Waterfowl

lizard closeup

Blunt-nosed Leopard Lizard

man fishing from river

American River


The Mission of the Department of Fish and Wildlife is to manage California's diverse fish, wildlife, and plant resources, and the habitats upon which they depend, for their ecological values and for their use and enjoyment by the public.

California Department of Fish and Wildlife home page

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