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2022-2024 News Releases

  • July 9, 2024
deer with antlers in the wild

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting applications for a limited number of deer hunting access permits at the Los Banos and North Grasslands wildlife areas for the last week of the A Zone deer season, Sept. 16 through Sept. 22.

Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Lands, R3, Wildlife
  • July 2, 2024
Woman fishing WAFWA/RBFF

The first of California’s two free fishing days in 2024 is coming up following the Independence Day holiday.

Categories: Fishing, Fishing in the City, Outreach, R3
  • June 21, 2024
Tule Rive Tribe member and CDFW staff carry crate with beaver inside to be released into Tule River watershed

After years of work by the Tule River Tribe, a family of seven beavers has been released into the South Fork Tule River watershed on the Tule River Indian Reservation as part of a multi-year beaver reintroduction effort done in partnership with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW).

Categories: Drought, Environment, Habitat Restoration, Wildlife
  • June 14, 2024

As the sun set over the San Pablo Bay June 10, CDFW, joined by faculty, staff and students from the California State University Maritime Academy, released approximately 1 million fall-run Chinook salmon smolts from the Cal Maritime campus in Vallejo.

Categories: Fisheries, Hatcheries, Rare Species, Salmon

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