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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • June 14, 2023
Lt. Trevor Pell stands alongside his CDFW truck, binoculars in hand.

CDFW is pleased to announce Lieutenant Specialist Trevor Pell as the 2022 Wildlife Officer of the Year.

Categories: Invasive Species, Law Enforcement
  • June 7, 2023
An overview of the Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage, including the stream channel leading to the Sacramento River.

Dozens of adult sturgeon and hundreds of other large fish including threatened Chinook salmon have moved safely from receding floodwaters within the Yolo Bypass back to the Sacramento River thanks to the coordinated operation of the Fremont Weir Adult Fish Passage among the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), CDFW, NOAA Fisheries and Yolo County.

Categories: Fisheries, Lands, Rare Species, Salmon
  • May 31, 2023
A Lassen Pack pup roams Siskiyou County.

CDFW is pleased to announce the expansion of its Wolf-Livestock Compensation Pilot Program.

Categories: Human Wildlife Conflict, Wolves
  • May 31, 2023
Overview of rolling foothills and oak woodland within the Carmel Valley.

At its May 25, 2023, quarterly meeting, the Wildlife Conservation Board (WCB) approved approximately $83.15 million in grants to help restore and protect fish and wildlife habitat throughout California and, in some cases, provide new and improved public access, recreational and educational opportunities.

Categories: Education, Habitat Restoration, Lands, Rare Species, Scientific Study, Wildlife Conservation Board
  • May 24, 2023
A bear cub climbs a Ponderosa pine.

As temperatures start to warm and snow begins to melt, a new crop of bear cubs are emerging from winter dens with their mothers.

Categories: Bears

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