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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • April 11, 2024

The Governor’s Unified Cannabis Enforcement Taskforce seized more than $53,620,600 million in illegal cannabis in the first quarter of this calendar year.

Categories: Cannabis
  • April 10, 2024
Salmon laying on the deck of a boat.

On Wednesday, April 10, 2024, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) acted unanimously to recommend closure of California’s commercial and recreational ocean salmon fisheries through the end of the year, mirroring recommendations made last year to close the fisheries in 2023.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing, Salmon
  • April 5, 2024
Chinook salmon swim underwater in the American River.

On April 6, 2023, the Pacific Fishery Management Council (PFMC) acted unanimously to recommend a full closure of California’s 2023 commercial and recreational ocean salmon seasons due to extremely low population estimates for Sacramento and Klamath river fall Chinook salmon. Within hours of the recommendation, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his administration’s request for a federal fishery disaster declaration to support impacted communities.

Categories: Fisheries, Marine, Salmon
  • April 4, 2024
Two CDFW wildlife officers inspect lobster traps aboard a commercial fishing vessel.

The California Fish and Game Commission has permanently revoked the commercial fishing license and lobster operator permit of a Los Angeles County resident.

Categories: FGC, Law Enforcement, Licensing, Marine
  • March 29, 2024
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