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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • August 15, 2023
landscape image of north grasslands in San Joaquin County

CDFW, along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, will hold an online outreach meeting for licensed hunters to take comments and recommendations regarding hunting programs in the northern San Joaquin Valley.

Categories: Lands, Outreach
  • July 14, 2023
a quail on a road closure sign

The Gray Lodge Wildlife Area in Butte County will close some visitor areas on its west side starting this month to accommodate wetland habitat work and related construction.

Categories: Habitat Restoration, Lands
  • 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
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
  • March 30, 2023
Photo of drone flying

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently allowed public land managers such as CDFW the opportunity to include properties in their mobile app, which is used by many drone operators.

Categories: Lands, Wildlife

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