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  • July 15, 2021
Illegal grow operation in Southern California

During the month of May and June, wildlife officers in the Cannabis Enforcement Program took action against several illegal cannabis operators in the desert areas of Southern California.

Categories: Cannabis, Law Enforcement
  • July 13, 2021
Illegal water diversion on watershed tributary.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), in conjunction with their state and county partners, are preparing for the 2021 cannabis enforcement season.

Categories: Cannabis, Law Enforcement
  • May 19, 2021
large cannabis farm under plastic

CDFW, with assistance from Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies, served a search warrant related to environmental crimes associated with illegal cannabis cultivation on April 30.

Categories: Cannabis, Law Enforcement
  • May 6, 2021

In April, wildlife officers at the CDFW conducted two investigations related to environmental crimes associated with illegal cannabis cultivation in southern Tehama County and western Shasta County.

Categories: Cannabis, Law Enforcement
  • April 13, 2021
before and after restoration of damaged and polluted streambeds

CDFW staff will host an online workshop to provide an overview of the WebGrants application process for the current Watershed Remediation and Enhancement Solicitation and to answer any questions

Categories: Cannabis, Grants
  • March 18, 2021

CDFW today announced plans for upcoming funding opportunities for a variety of cannabis related projects statewide through the Cannabis Restoration Grant Program.

Categories: Cannabis, Grants
  • 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
  • February 11, 2021

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.

Categories: Cannabis, Education

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