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2022-2023 News Releases

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  • July 26, 2022
The entrance sign to the Little Dry Creek Unit, Upper Butte Basin Wildlife Area in the Sacramento Valley.

CDFW and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) will hold an online public outreach meeting for licensed hunters to provide comments and recommendations regarding hunting programs on state wildlife areas and federal wildlife refuges in the Sacramento Valley.

Categories: Hunting, Lands, Waterfowl
  • July 14, 2022
An overview of flooded wetlands at the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area in Butte County.

Improvements are coming to the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area in Butte County. Hosting more than100,000 visitors each year, Gray Lodge is one of the most heavily visited wildlife areas in the state and construction work will restrict some public access over the next several months.

Categories: Habitat Restoration, Lands, Waterfowl, Wildlife
  • June 22, 2022
Landscape of Martis Meadow on a sunny day, with trees and snow-capped mountains in the distance

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has selected 23 ecosystem restoration and protection projects to fund under its Proposition 1 Watershed Restoration Grant and Delta Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program. The awards total $26 million.

Categories: Grants, Habitat Restoration, Lands
  • June 3, 2022
Two boys planting whistletop at the Elkhorn Slough estuary

The ninth annual California Invasive Species Action Week (CISAW) runs from Saturday, June 4 through Sunday, June 12, 2022. Sponsored by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), this week provides an opportunity for Californians to learn about the hundreds of harmful non-native plants and animals that threaten our state’s natural resources, ecology and economy.

Categories: Habitat Restoration, Invasive Species, Lands, Species
  • April 26, 2022
Stock photo of a tule elk in a field

California hunters can now purchase hunting licenses for the 2022-23 season, as well as apply for the Big Game Drawing online. Californians have many options to bring home wild game for their dinner table, and at this time, the current COVID-19 pandemic is not expected to lead to the closure or delay of any hunting seasons.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Lands, R3, Wildlife

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