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  • September 30, 2022
An aerial photo looking down on Shasta Reservoir at the system of buoys and nets in place as part of the Juvenile Salmon Collection System.

State and federal biologists and engineers, in partnership with the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, have begun testing an experimental system in Shasta Reservoir that could help collect young salmon from the McCloud River in future years.

Categories: Salmon
  • September 30, 2022
landscape image of imperial wildlife area

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold an online outreach meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6 to take comments and recommendations regarding hunting programs in Southern California wildlife areas

Categories: Lands
  • September 30, 2022
snowgeese and ducks in natural environment

Waterfowl hunting season is set to open in some parts of the state on Saturday, October 1.

Categories: Waterfowl, Wildlife Health
  • September 30, 2022
A freshly caught Chinook salmon on the  rocks alongside the rod and reel that caught it.

Based upon California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) projections of the recreational fall-run Chinook salmon catch on the Klamath River, anglers will meet the Upper Klamath River adult fall-run Chinook salmon quota below Iron Gate Dam for the 2022 season as of 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 5.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Klamath Basin, Salmon
  • September 29, 2022
Bear in pine tree

October 2022 CDFW calendar of events

Categories: Calendar
  • September 23, 2022
water hyacinth in natural environment

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has temporarily restricted boat use at the Mendota Wildlife Area in Fresno County.

Categories: General, Invasive Species
  • September 22, 2022
White shark swimming

On Monday, Sept. 19, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 2109, providing new protections for white sharks in California waters. White sharks, also called great white sharks, are already a protected species and an important part of the ocean ecosystem as top-level predators.

Categories: Fishing, Marine
  • September 21, 2022
A pair of mature desert bighorn sheep.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is once again inviting nonprofit organizations to help support wildlife, wildlife habitat and scientific research by auctioning big game hunting tags for the 2023-24 hunt season.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Habitat Restoration, Hunting, Wildlife
  • September 20, 2022
Wild pig standing in a green field

Due to ongoing concerns with wild pigs in California and the damage they cause, the California Fish and Game Commission and CDFW will be holding a virtual public forum to discuss related issues and explore potential solutions that address and reduce problems.

Categories: Education, Human Wildlife Conflict, Hunting, Invasive Species, Lands, Wildlife
  • September 20, 2022
Inyo rock daisy

CDFW is seeking data and public comment on a proposal to list the Inyo rock daisy under the California Endangered Species Act.

Categories: Habitat Restoration, Lands, Rare Species, Species

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