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CDFW to Host In-Person Public Meetings to Discuss North Coast Elk Management
  • May 17, 2023
A herd of Roosevelt elk grazing along a North Coast. field

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will hold two public, in-person meetings on May 22 and 23, 2023, in Humboldt and Del Norte counties, respectively, to provide information and receive input regarding elk management within the North Coast Roosevelt Elk Management Unit.

The meetings will provide a brief update on the current status of the elk population within the North Coast Roosevelt Elk Management Unit and offer an opportunity to discuss and collaborate with local partners on current and future management directions, policies and regulations. CDFW is seeking input from community partners during these meetings to refine and finalize plans specific to the North Coast Roosevelt Elk Management Unit as outlined in the 2018 Elk Conservation and Management Plan (PDF).

These meetings are in-person only with no virtual options to attend.

  • Monday, May 22 – Humboldt County
    Humboldt Grange Hall
    5845 Humboldt Hill Road, Eureka, 95503
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a break from noon to 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 23 – Del Norte County
    Lake Earl Grange Hall
    6820 Lake Earl Drive, Fort Dick, 95538
    10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a break from noon to 1 p.m.

For more information about these meetings, or if you cannot attend and would like to submit questions or comments, please contact CDFW Senior Environmental Scientist Shawn Fresz at (707) 601-6281 or by e-mail at

CDFW photo of Roosevelt elk by Tim Walton


Media Contacts:
Shawn Fresz, CDFW Northern Region, (707) 601-6281
Peter Tira, CDFW Communications, (916) 215-3858

Categories: Big Game, Human Wildlife Conflict, Hunting, Wildlife

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