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2022-2024 News Releases

  • June 14, 2024

As the sun set over the San Pablo Bay June 10, CDFW, joined by faculty, staff and students from the California State University Maritime Academy, released approximately 1 million fall-run Chinook salmon smolts from the Cal Maritime campus in Vallejo.

Categories: Fisheries, Hatcheries, Rare Species, Salmon
  • June 11, 2024
Color logo of the Tahoe Interagency Bear Team

As temperatures rise, bear cubs and yearling bears are emerging from winter dens. Some remain with their mothers, others are independent, and a few may show signs of illness. The Tahoe Interagency Bear Team urges the public to follow the guidelines below when encountering bear cubs this spring.

Categories: Bears, Human Wildlife Conflict, Wildlife, Wildlife Health
  • May 30, 2024
butterfly feeding on blue flower

The June 2024 CDFW Calendar of Events is now available.

Categories: Calendar, Outreach
  • May 30, 2024
2023 Iceplant Removal by Big Sur Land Trust

Preventing harmful impacts of non-native plants and animals protects the biodiversity of California — home to more species than any other state in the union.

Categories: Education, Environment, Habitat Restoration, Invasive Species, Outreach
  • May 29, 2024

A sophisticated conspiracy to commit wildlife violations by seven men resulted in the arrest, prosecution, fines and jail terms for the subjects, CDFW and Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced.

Categories: Bears, Big Game, Deer, Law Enforcement

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