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    • September 6, 2022
    Eastern fox squirrel

    California’s 2022-2023 general tree squirrel season will be open from Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022 through Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023.

    Categories: Hunting, Wildlife
    • August 26, 2022
    Creek running through sloping meadow with trees and mountains in background.

    September 2022 California Department of Fish and Wildlife Calendar

    Categories: Calendar
    • August 26, 2022
    mourning dove in flight

    The first of two opening days of California’s dove hunting season is quickly approaching. Dove hunters will be able to hunt for mourning dove, white-winged dove, spotted dove and ringed turtle dove beginning Thursday, Sept. 1 through Thursday, Sept. 15, followed by a second hunting season, Saturday, Nov. 12 through Monday, Dec. 26.

    Categories: Hunting, Upland Game Bird Stamp, Wildlife
    • August 16, 2022
    Two people in blaze orange hunting in an upland field

    CDFW has opened the annual grant application period for projects that benefit upland game bird populations and the habitats upon which they depend.

    Categories: Grants, Habitat Restoration, Hunting, Lands, Upland Game Bird Stamp
    • April 26, 2022
    Stock photo of a tule elk in a field

    California hunters can now purchase hunting licenses for the 2022-23 season, as well as apply for the Big Game Drawing online. Californians have many options to bring home wild game for their dinner table, and at this time, the current COVID-19 pandemic is not expected to lead to the closure or delay of any hunting seasons.

    Categories: Big Game, Deer, Hunting, Lands, R3, Wildlife