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Executive Order N-10-23 suspended certain statutory and regulatory requirements to expeditiously complete cleanup and repair projects related to the 2022-2023 winter storm events. Projects exempted by this order are to be completed by November 1, 2023. CDFW outlines an alternative path for projects that will be completed after November 1.

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CDFW Expands Partial Recreational Crab Trap Restriction and Delays Commercial Dungeness Crab Fishery Due to Poor Meat Quality and Whale Entanglement Risk

CDFW is continuing the temporary recreational crab trap restriction from the Sonoma/Mendocino county line to Lopez Point (Fishing Zones 3 and 4) and expanding the restriction to the California/Oregon state line to Cape Mendocino (Fishing Zone 1) due to presence of humpback whales and the potential for entanglement from trap gear. The recreational trap restriction for Fishing Zone 1 will go into effect on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023, at 6 p.m. and continue in Zones 1, 3 and 4 until at least the next risk assessment.