News Archive

Media Contact

Contact an Information Officer

Related News Feeds

Subscribe

Subscribe to CDFW News releases via email or text.*   Sign Up(opens in new tab)

*Accredited media representatives should contact an Information Officer to be placed on CDFW's media list.

Follow Us

Follow on Twitter @CaliforniaDFW(opens in new tab)

Follow on Facebook(opens in new tab)

Search News

2022-2024 News Releases

rss
  • March 25, 2023
A gray wolf wearing a satellite collar moves through the timber in Siskiyou County.

CDFW and the Siskiyou County Department of Agriculture will host two technical assistance workshops in Yreka on March 30 to help livestock producers impacted by wolf presence to navigate the application process required for CDFW’s Wolf-Livestock Compensation Grants Pilot Program.

Categories: Human Wildlife Conflict, Wolves
  • March 24, 2023
A yearling male wolf is released back to the wild in Siskiyou County after being captured and collared.

CDFW has announced the safe and successful capture and collar of two gray wolves in Siskiyou County. The two wolves were captured March 17, fitted with satellite collars, measured and sampled for DNA and disease surveillance, and safely released back to the wild.

Categories: Human Wildlife Conflict, Rare Species, Scientific Study, Wolves
  • January 31, 2023
California BearWise logo

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) are proud to support BearWise, the innovative North American program that helps people live more responsibly with bears.

Categories: Bears, Education, Human Wildlife Conflict, Wildlife
  • September 20, 2022
Wild pig standing in a green field

Due to ongoing concerns with wild pigs in California and the damage they cause, the California Fish and Game Commission and CDFW will be holding a virtual public forum to discuss related issues and explore potential solutions that address and reduce problems.

Categories: Education, Human Wildlife Conflict, Hunting, Invasive Species, Lands, Wildlife
  • August 16, 2022
A bear-proof dumpster that's open and overflowing with garbage such as this does little to safeguard black bears from accessing trash.

Summer can be a tough time to be a bear. Green grasses have dried up and berries haven’t quite ripened for eating yet, causing black bears to move around more in search of easy food. This means there is a lot to think about when living, visiting, or recreating in the Lake Tahoe Basin this time of year.

Categories: Bears, Education, Human Wildlife Conflict

Office of Communications, Education and Outreach
P.O. Box 944209, Sacramento, CA 94244-2090
(916) 322-8911