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  • December 12, 2022
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CDFW and the National Park Service have successfully tranquilized the mountain lion known as P-22 and transported him to a wild animal care facility for a full health evaluation.

Categories: Urban Wildlife, Wildlife, Wildlife Health
  • December 8, 2022
image of mountain lion P-22

CDFW and National Park Service (NPS) announced plans today to capture the world-famous mountain lion P-22 and bring him in for a health evaluation.

Categories: General, Species, Urban Wildlife, Wildlife, Wildlife Health
  • November 1, 2022
A black bear walks along a U.S. Forest Service road in Northern California.

Fall is underway in the Tahoe Basin and Lake Tahoe bears are hungry! Autumn is the time of year when bears enter hyperphagia, a phase they go through when they seek massive amounts of calories before entering their winter dens.

Categories: Bears, Wildlife, Wildlife Health
  • September 30, 2022
snowgeese and ducks in natural environment

Waterfowl hunting season is set to open in some parts of the state on Saturday, October 1.

Categories: Waterfowl, Wildlife Health
  • September 16, 2022
CDFW's Mount Shasta Fish Hatchery Sign

CDFW will staff a voluntary, Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) check station at its Mount Shasta Fish Hatchery on the opening weekend of the general, north state deer season Saturday, Sept. 17 and Sunday, Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Wildlife Health

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