CDFW's high public use areas, including visitor centers and license counters, are temporarily closed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Before heading to a CDFW facility, contact the regional headquarters office to determine if that facility is open. See CDFW’s Online License Site for information on purchasing licenses, permits, tags and other entitlements.
CDFW is inviting all Californians to learn about – and join the fight against – harmful non-native plants and animals that threaten our state’s natural resources.
The snow is melting in the Lake Tahoe region and a mild winter has given way to a bustling early spring for wildlife in the area. Bears have emerged from their dens and are on the move and hungry.
CDFW is pleased to announce the eighth annual California Invasive Species Youth Art Contest. This year’s theme is “Be An Invasive Species Detective".
CDFW is inviting families across the state to participate in the fun and educational Nature Bowl 2021: Family Challenge Edition.
CDFW, California Department of Food and Agriculture’s CalCannabis Cultivation Licensing Division (CalCannabis) and State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) are hosting a free online commercial cannabis cultivation permitting workshop on Thursday, March 4, 2021.
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