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 has detected a bacterial outbreak at its Hot Creek Trout Hatchery in Mono County – the second time in 2021 that Lactococcus garvieae has been confirmed in some trout at the hatchery.
Hot Creek Hatchery is resuming the stocking of trout for recreational angling opportunities.
CDFW has suspended all fish planting from the Hot Creek Trout Hatchery in Mono County as a bacterial outbreak has been detected at the facility.
Since December, CDFW and wildlife rehabilitation centers have been inundated with calls from residents who are finding sick or dead finches at bird feeders.
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