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  • March 16, 2021

Wildlife officers with the CDFW Marijuana Enforcement Team conducted a raid of a clandestine cannabis grow on the North Grasslands Wildlife Area, Gadwall Unit in Los Banos.

Categories: Cannabis, Law Enforcement
  • March 15, 2021

CDFW is pleased to announce the eighth annual California Invasive Species Youth Art Contest. This year’s theme is “Be An Invasive Species Detective".

Categories: Education, Invasive Species
  • March 12, 2021

A multi-agency team of wildlife management professionals and local law enforcement caught and euthanized the coyote that attacked five people in the Moraga/Lafayette area of Contra Costa County, CDFW announced.

Categories: Urban Wildlife
  • March 11, 2021

California’s recreational salmon fishery will open in ocean waters on Saturday, April 3 in the Monterey management area, from Pigeon Point (37° 11’ 00” N. latitude) south to the U.S./Mexico border, with a minimum size limit of 24 inches.

Categories: Fishing
  • March 10, 2021

CDFW) is asking retailers and consumers to help stop the spread of a dangerous invasive mussel that has been found in aquarium moss balls sold in California and nationwide.

Categories: Invasive Species
  • March 10, 2021

CDFW is inviting families across the state to participate in the fun and educational Nature Bowl 2021: Family Challenge Edition.

Categories: Education
  • March 9, 2021

Due to an increase in the number of reported conflicts between humans and coyotes in California, a series of online-based workshops are planned to help local communities and residents understand the reasons for that increase and how to reduce future conflicts.

Categories: Urban Wildlife
  • March 8, 2021
male and female ducks on the water

CDFW invites artists to submit their original artwork to the 2021-2022 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. Submissions will be accepted April 26 through June 4.

Categories: Hunting, Wildlife
  • March 1, 2021

New freshwater sport fishing regulations which take effect on March 1, 2021, aim to simplify and streamline the laws regulating inland fishing while maintaining and protecting California’s fisheries.

Categories: Fishing
  • February 26, 2021

CDFW is pleased to announce new map-based flyers and an updated online web map will soon be available to assist recreational anglers with Rockfish Conservation Area waypoints and boundaries on the CDFW website.

Categories: Fishing

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