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
  • February 14, 2024
Salmon jumping out of water.

CDFW invites the public to attend its annual Salmon Information Meeting via webinar on Friday, Mar. 1, 2024. The meeting will provide informational presentations on topics such as last year’s spawning escapement, estimates of forecasted ocean abundance and management goals for 2024 ocean salmon seasons.

Categories: Fisheries, Marine, Salmon
  • February 14, 2024
person measuring caught halibut

California stakeholders are invited to submit angler preferences for open fishing dates for the 2024 recreational Pacific halibut season via an online survey.

Categories: Fisheries, Fishing
  • February 12, 2024
Wolf lying in grassy area.

As part of its evaluation of the Wolf-Livestock Compensation Pilot Program, CDFW today is posting outstanding wolf depredation reports dating back to August 2023. The depredation reports confirm 16 wolf depredations totaling a loss of 18 livestock. With this posting, CDFW can now finalize review of existing program applications and eligibility of livestock producers to receive payments for direct losses.

Categories: Human Wildlife Conflict, Rare Species, Wolves
  • February 12, 2024
Three turkeys in yellow grass

Jeffrey Klinefelter wins for the third year in a row.

Categories: Hunting, Licensing, Outreach, Upland Game Bird Stamp
  • February 8, 2024
A herd of elk viewed from above during aerial surveys of big game populations.

CDFW is initiating annual helicopter surveys to inventory and monitor mule deer, elk, pronghorn antelope and bighorn sheep populations throughout the state. Flights will be conducted in portions of Solano, Mendocino, Siskiyou, Modoc, Lassen, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside counties during February and March 2024.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Scientific Study, Wildlife, Wildlife Health

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