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2022-2024 News Releases

  • May 30, 2024
2023 Iceplant Removal by Big Sur Land Trust

Preventing harmful impacts of non-native plants and animals protects the biodiversity of California — home to more species than any other state in the union.

Categories: Education, Environment, Habitat Restoration, Invasive Species, Outreach
  • May 24, 2024
Chinook salmon being measured

With the 2024 closure of ocean salmon fisheries in California, CDFW officials are reminding anglers of important rules relating to transport of salmon taken from Oregon into California.

Categories: Fishing, Law Enforcement, Marine, Salmon
  • May 10, 2024
pelicans in rehab

CDFW has received increased reports of California brown pelicans, a federally protected species, stranded along the coast from Santa Cruz County south to San Diego County, since late April.

Categories: Marine, Wildlife Health
  • May 7, 2024
no time to waste - CWD slogan graphic

Chronic wasting disease has been detected for the first time in California’s deer and elk.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Public Safety, Wildlife Health
  • April 29, 2024
wildlife officer of the year Laura Maverick

Santa Clara County Wildlife Officer Laura Decker was named 2023 Wildlife Officer of the Year.

Categories: Law Enforcement, Public Safety

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