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2022-2023 News Releases

  • September 27, 2023
a beaver sitting in water in natural habitat

CDFW has announced the availability of up to $2 million in grant funding for non-lethal beaver damage management, in support of ecosystem restoration and protection under the Nature-Based Solutions Initiative and CDFW’s beaver restoration and human-wildlife conflict program objectives.

Categories: Environment, General, Human Wildlife Conflict, Urban Wildlife, Wildlife
  • September 27, 2023
Wildlife officers at an illegal  cannabis grow site

Cannabis enforcement actions provide consumer and public safety.

Categories: Cannabis, Law Enforcement
  • September 27, 2023
Deer standing in dry grass with fallen tree in background

The October 2023 CDFW Calendar of Events is now available

Categories: Calendar
  • September 22, 2023
An underwater photo of two spiny lobsters on the sea floor.

The California spiny lobster fishery is set to open Friday, Sept. 29, at 6 p.m. for recreational diving and hoop netting, followed by the commercial fishery on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The recreational opener is 12 hours earlier than past seasons this year, providing an extra night of recreational fishing opportunity.

Categories: Fishing, Marine
  • September 22, 2023
Two birds standing on rocky landscape

Annual art contest returns to select the design for the state’s 2023-2024 upland game bird stamp.

Categories: Upland Game Bird Stamp

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