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2022-2024 News Releases

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  • March 15, 2023
picture of wildlife on report cover

CDFW has released an updated report identifying the most important areas to advance wildlife connectivity projects.

Categories: Wildlife, Wildlife Health
  • March 6, 2023
cluster of monarch butterflies overwintering in habitat

State and federal agencies in California are joining forces to address the decline of monarch butterflies and other pollinator species in the state.

Categories: Habitat Restoration, Rare Species, Species, Wildlife Health
  • February 27, 2023
youth art contest winning entry depicting invasive species

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is pleased to announce the 10th annual California Invasive Species Youth Art and Video Contest.

Categories: Invasive Species, Wildlife Health
  • February 23, 2023
band-tailed pigeon in a tree

Since early February, CDFW and many wildlife rehabilitation centers have received increased reports of sick and dead band-tailed pigeons from residents.

Categories: General, Wildlife Health
  • February 15, 2023

Wildlife disease specialists with CDFW recently received confirmation that an adult bobcat died from the Eurasian strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1. This is the first detection of the virus in a wild mammal in the state.

Categories: Wildlife Health

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