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    • August 28, 2021
    mourning dove stands  on alert

    California’s dove season opens Wednesday, Sept. 1, and CDFW has prepared crop fields at many of its most popular wildlife areas throughout the state to attract doves and provide productive dove hunting opportunities for the public.

    Categories: Hunting, Lands, Wildlife
    • August 27, 2021
    California rice field

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is now accepting proposals for the California Winter Rice Habitat Incentive Program (CWRHIP). For Fiscal Year 2021-2022, a total of up to $3,001,190 in CWRHIP funds will be available for new one-year agreements under this proposal solicitation notice.

    Categories: Lands, Wildlife
    • August 20, 2021
    The Dixie Fire, burning a forested hillside along a river, already has claimed portions of Butte, Plumas, Tehama, Lassen and Shasta counties.

    The USDA Forest Service has announced the temporary closure of nine national forests in northern California effective Sunday, Aug. 22 at 11:59 p.m. through Monday, Sept. 6 at 11:59 p.m. due to extreme fire conditions. A 10th forest, the El Dorado National Forest, was closed earlier this week due to wildfire.

    Categories: Drought, FGC, Hunting, Lands, Wildlife
    • August 10, 2021
    ducks in flight

    CDFW will hold an online outreach meeting for licensed hunters to take comments and recommendations regarding hunting programs on Type A Wildlife Areas in the Bay Delta Region. The online meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 25, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. using Microsoft Teams.

    Categories: Hunting, Lands
    • August 6, 2021
    A waterfowl hunter at the Little Dry Creek Unit, Upper Butt Basin Wildlife Area, picks up decoys in the marsh after a morning hunt.

    The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), along with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), will hold an online outreach meeting Thursday, Aug. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m., for licensed hunters to provide comments and recommendations regarding public hunting programs in the Sacramento Valley.

    Categories: Drought, Hunting, Lands, Wildlife