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    • 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
    • July 14, 2022
    Group of canada geese walking on grass

    Wildlife disease specialists have confirmed the presence of Highly Pathogenic Eurasian H5N1 Avian Influenza in three wild birds found in Colusa and Glenn counties.

    Categories: Waterfowl, Wildlife, Wildlife Health
    • July 14, 2022
    An overview of flooded wetlands at the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area in Butte County.

    Improvements are coming to the Gray Lodge Wildlife Area in Butte County. Hosting more than100,000 visitors each year, Gray Lodge is one of the most heavily visited wildlife areas in the state and construction work will restrict some public access over the next several months.

    Categories: Habitat Restoration, Lands, Waterfowl, Wildlife
    • June 30, 2022
    Silver grunion beached on the sand at night

    Calendar of statewide events related to fish, wildlife and CDFW for July 2022.

    Categories: Calendar, Fishing, Wildlife
    • June 24, 2022
    Male and female mallard ducks

    CDFW has completed its 2022 waterfowl breeding population survey. The resulting data indicate the overall number of breeding ducks has decreased by 19 percent, including mallards that are the most abundant duck in the survey.

    Categories: Drought, Scientific Study, Species, Waterfowl, Wildlife