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  • February 10, 2023
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At its February meeting, the California Fish and Game Commission acted on several issues affecting California’s natural resources. The following are just a few items of interest from this month’s meeting held in Sacramento with an option for the public to join via Zoom.

Categories: FGC, Law Enforcement, Marine, Public Safety, Scientific Study
  • November 3, 2022
Razor clams on a beach

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) Director Charlton H. Bonham has closed the recreational razor clam fishery in Del Norte County following a recommendation from state health agencies determining that consumption of razor clams in the area poses a significant threat for domoic acid exposure.

Categories: Marine, Public Safety
  • September 2, 2022
European beach grass at Point Reyes North Great Beach

CDFW's Office of Spill Prevention and Response is seeking grant applications to help fund projects that enhance or restore habitat for wildlife, with available funding totaling $750,000. All eligible agencies and projects are encouraged to apply.

Categories: Grants, Habitat Restoration, Lands, Public Safety
  • September 2, 2022
several canada geese in habitat

As the Eurasian strain of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 continues to impact wild and domestic birds across the state, California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) wildlife disease specialists are reminding the public of steps they can take to help reduce the spread of infection.

Categories: General, Public Safety, Wildlife, Wildlife Health
  • August 16, 2022
CDFW Warden Austin Smith, head shot

Warden Austin Smith has been named 2021 Wildlife Officer of the Year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife announced.

Categories: Law Enforcement, Public Safety

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