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  • December 29, 2022
A panoramic overview of the Ocean Ranch Unit in Humboldt County.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is pleased to announce that its Ocean Ranch Unit in Humboldt County, part of the larger Eel River Wildlife Area, will open to waterfowl hunting and general public access beginning Monday, January 2, 2023.

Categories: Habitat Restoration, Hunting, Lands, Wildlife
  • December 29, 2022
image of creek in forest with running water

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) today announced the selection of 25 projects that will receive funding for the restoration, enhancement and protection of anadromous salmonid habitat in California watersheds.

Categories: Fisheries, Grants, Habitat Restoration
  • December 28, 2022
Ducks flying in front of brown trees.

January 2023 CDFW Calendar of Events.

Categories: Calendar
  • December 28, 2022
One of final two chimps moved from Wildlife Waystation

With the relocation of two chimps in early December, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) has moved all the animals that had been living at the now-closed Wildlife Waystation in Los Angeles County.

Categories: Wildlife
  • December 22, 2022
Map showing California fishing zones

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) will open the commercial Dungeness crab fishery statewide on Dec. 31, 2022.

Categories: Fisheries, Marine

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